The Mother's Magazine Volume 6

The Mother's Magazine Volume 6

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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. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...left home a few weeks since, in feeble health, to seek relief in a more genial clime, while anxiously watching for words that should whisper hope and tell of restored health, received the painful news that herself was widowed, and her children fatherless; that he whom sTie fondly desired to welcome home, had found a grave amidst strangers. We mourn the loss of six of our children, mostly infants. One mother, who buried a child at the age of fifteen years, is comforted in view of the evidence she left that she sleeps in Jesus. From one mother, an only child has recently been taken; but we are comforted with the thought that the consolations of grace are all sufficient to support under the sorest bereavements; and the christian mother, when called to lay her choicest com forts in the grave, can say--" The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord." Four of our children have become hopefully pious. One having made a public profession of her faith; and we do most fondly hope that our united prayer for the early conversion of our children, may be owned and blessed of God, and that they may glorify his name, and advance the precious interests of the dear Redeemer's kingdom; that some of our dear children may be chosen of God to plant the glorious gospel amidst falling idols, and their polluted devotees; that they, washed in the blood of Christ, and elevated by moral and intellectual worth, may, through redeeming grace, adorn the society of prophets and apostles forever, in the kingdom of heaven. The number who have attended our stated meetings, average from ten to twenty. Those of us who have met regularly have felt there is a blessing in it: our desires for the welfare of each other's families have been increased; our...
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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236659538
  • 9781236659538