A.M.F. Monthly Volume 6-9

A.M.F. Monthly Volume 6-9

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... retinue. Then, too, they were untiring. They waited iii! /re eame. Nothing discouraged them, and nothing but a sight of himself satisfied them, and at last the hearty cheers all along the line, announced that their patience had been rewarded and that his appearance had satisfied them and told of their appreciation of his gracious salutation stood, their guns by their sides, waiting for Me king, watr/zz'n_g and caring for his personal interests. Does not all this bring to mind I Thes. 1:10, "And to wait for His Son from heaven"? Are we waiting as faithfully, as constantly, as patiently as did these? Do we think "He tarries long," and becoming discouraged fall back and lose our interest and place which others press in and take, while we are pressed out, and set aside? Do we say, "The difficulties are so many, and the fierce heat of the day and turmoil and jostling of the masses shall be found so doing"---not idling, not nervously rushing here and there, TRYING to do, do, do, but waiting--quietly, patiently, expectantly for Him. He will surely come. He has said it. He has tarried now so long that the time of His coming mus! be near at hand. What if one of those soldiers had said, "Oh the emperor tarries so long. Maybe he has overslept; or maybe he is tired and will not come out this afternoon. I think I will not stand here-any longer in this burning sun and tire myself keeping the crowd back; better for me to go and do something"? The only reward for the waiting and watching for the German Emperor was a glimpse of one of earth's princes; but He for whom we wait is King of kings and Lord of lords, and He has promised that when He comes it will be to "receive us unto Himself that where...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810023
  • 9781236810021