Memoirs of Miss Catherine Reynolds; With Selections from Her Diary and Letters

Memoirs of Miss Catherine Reynolds; With Selections from Her Diary and Letters

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...he was the instrument of beginning, has now spread almost throughout the world! The day was a memorable and happy one to me, although I was not privileged to assemble and celebrate it in the house of worship with the people of God. A love-feast and other meetings were held, and my friends tell me they were all deeply interesting. I arose at the hour of prayer meeting, and had a good time in the quiet of my chamber; found freedom in lifting up my heart to God, and power to believe that the united prayers of the church will be answered in a glorious outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and spread of the gospel. Nov. 10.--How thankful ought I to feel that I am so far recovered from my late illness, and so comfortable as to permit dear mother again to enjoy the privilege of church and class-meeting! Thankfulness causes the day to pass away more cheerfully with me, for I am always pained when my situation is such as to prevent her going. O how she loves to frequent the house of the Lord! To-day she tells me our good pastor gave a most excellent and profitable discourse from, " Ye are the salt of the earth," &c. O may she be spared to live and enjoy many precious seasons with those with whom she has so long enjoyed sweet Christian privileges! Blessed be God, my soul longs to set out anew for heaven. O that every hinderance may be removed, that I may be more intimately united to Christ my living head! I want to sink into aE the depths of humble love, and to rise to the height of every gospel privilege; to retire within myself, and exert those energies which will be attended with a sublime pleasure. " Sharing not the wordy quarrel, For a thorny crown of power Struggling not to win a laurel, Frailer than a summer flower?. But, " In the secluded paths of duty, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656008
  • 9781236656001