The Mothers' Treasury

The Mothers' Treasury

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ... of mother and child dignified and sanctified by i having been thus sustained! All that was human in Jesus may be imitated, and it is permitted you to hope that by His grace your children may humbly imitate the filial dutifulness of Jesus, and that when death shall be separating you--whether by taking them from you, or you from them--your parting agony shall be soothed by a similar exercise of filial tenderness. No other scene in the life of our Lord is more precious than that familiar one--His reception and blessing of little children. This surely is peculiarly precious to mothers. Be thankful for it. You are not obliged to think that your children must go on in sin, through the years of childhood, only permitted to hope that, after a career of folly and sin, they may at length be turned to God. Nay, they may belong to Jesus now--they may have the privilege of His kingdom now--they may be Christians now. Almost as early as they are capable of loving you, they may love Him. Just as early as they can be sorry for having grieved or displeased you, they may repent toward Him. Just as early as they confide in you, and submissively and trustfully accept for best whatever you appoint for them, they can trust Him and really be submissive to Him. I do believe that some little ones lisp their cradle prayers with as genuine and acceptable faith as any mature Christian. Yes, mothers, thank the Saviour that you may bring your little children to Him; and thank Him for His own assurance that the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as they. Let nothing prevent you from bringing your children to Christ. Remember His words, "Forbid them not." If those who preach the Gospel ever seem te propose doctrines too difficult for children to understand, as ff the...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236526791
  • 9781236526793