A Living Epistle

A Living Epistle

List price: US$7.20

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...over the flesh; but if I am not fighting with the flesh, but indulging it, then trial is a bitter thing, and presses sorely upon me. But still, "no affliction is for the present joyous, but grievous." Be not cast down, beloved brother, if for the present you cannot lift up your head. Ah no!--weep out your whole soul, but only at His feet, that will take the sting away. How He mingled His tears with dear Martha's and Mary's! How He travelled forty miles to say to the widow, "Weep not," and resurrection dries her tears! It is sweet to trace His lonely, loving path down here; it helps to knit the heart to Him. "Lord, I desire to trace Thee more Than e'er mine eye has done before; Each passage of Thy life to be A link between my soul and Thee." 280 CHRIST'S LONELY, LOVING PATH. Do you remember in Psalm cxxxiii. 2, it speaks of the precious ointment on the head of the high priest that went down to the skirts of his garments? Was not that like Jesus? The virtue that was in Him was overflowing; they "besought Him that they might only touch the hem of His garment, and as many as touched Him were made perfectly whole." (Matt. xiv. 36.) In Luke vi. 6, He goes into the synagogue; there are a great many people there. The self-righteous Pharisees, and many others. One man has a withered hand. The Pharisees felt that Jesus would pick out this poor man from the crowd, and heal him; they knew that He and the afflicted one would have something to do with each other, and surely they have. He knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the withered hand, "Rise up, and stand forth in the midst," and He "healed him." To be sure He did, in spite of all the angry looks; and they are "filled...
show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932145
  • 9781236932143