Memoirs of John Frederic Oberlin, Pastor of Waldbach, in the Ban de la Roche : Prepared for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Memoirs of John Frederic Oberlin, Pastor of Waldbach, in the Ban De La Roche: Prepared for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church His character, as displayed m the uniform tenor of his life, presented a remarkable com bination of varied excellences; for while much exalted sanctity and intrepid zeal were conspi cuous, an unwearied ardour in doing good, and a habitual willingness to renounce his own in terests to promote the Well-being of his fellbw creatures, were equally evident In addition to this, his extreme simplicity, conscientious Integrity, sweetness of temper, and refinement of manner, caused him to be both ardently' loved and sincerely revered; while his indus try, his agricultural skill, his knowledge of rural and domestic economy, and the energy with which he carried his plans into effect the moment he was convinced of their utility, ren dered him not Only an example but a blessing to the people among whom he resided, and afforded a delightfulo proof of the advantages that may accrue from a union of secular and spiritual duties. Before I proceed with my narrative, 1t will be proper to present the reader with some de scription of the Banode la Roche, the scene of Oberlin' 8 long and useful labours, and to state' what had been previously effected thereby his predecessor, M. Stouber, a Lutheran minister of congenial spirit with himself. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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