Memoir of the REV. ---, Secretary to the American Education Society

Memoir of the REV. ---, Secretary to the American Education Society

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...now. And would God have given you so much mercy, and so much enjoyment in religion, if 'he had intended to destroy you V "I have written this letter to you, my dear father, because I feel most tenderly for you. My whole soul sympathizes in your trials, and loves to administer, if it be but one drop of consolation to your heart, to cheer your mind, to enliven your spirits, and to sweeten your enjoyment in God. I think that every other desire of my heart is swallowed up in this, that you may be ready to dwell with Christ above. I sometimes think your sorrows and pains will not last much longer. But God has appointed the time of your departure from this sinful word, and may his grace sustain and comfort you with heavenly joys." "Salem, December 3,1821. "My dear and respected Father, --I have just received S.'s letter, dated November 26, from which I learn that since the cold weather commenced, you have felt unwell, and particularly that you have increased distress in your head. It is truly afflicting to me to be so far distant from you, at a time when you may more than ever need my attentions, and I can reconcile myself to it only on the ground that Providence has so ordered it. I trust that God, who is an infinitely better friend than any human being can be, is constantly with you; that in Jesus Christ he often reveals himself to your mind as a reconciled God and Father, and verifies to you the rich promises of the covenant of grace. That you have dark hours, and severe trials, I have no doubt; but you can, I trust, obtain such a near and believing view of that Saviour who says, 'come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest, ' and such a sense of the efficacy of his blood to cleanse from...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975359
  • 9781236975355