The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; With Devotional Reflections Volume 1

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; With Devotional Reflections Volume 1

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. May we be helped to imitate the good example of Anna: she departed not from the temple, but served thee fourscore and four years with frequent prayers and fasting: May we continually wofship and serve thee in spirit and in truth. May we pray without ceasing, and use religious fasting when in thy providence we are called to it. And let us not think a long life of this kind tedious. May we find more satisfaction in such a life than to dwell in the midst of all earthly pleasures without thee. It is sweet to serve thee in this dreary vale. But it will be far sweeter to serve thee in the new Jerusalem, where thy servants shall see thy face, and thy name shall be in their foreheads, and the glory of God and of the Lamb shall enlighten them, and they shall reign for ever and ever. It is transporting to think that great sinners, the chief of sinners among the Gentiles, shall there join with thy patriarchs and prophets, and all who looked for redemption in Jerusalem, in praising the Lamb that was slain. O Lord Jesus Christ, we trust in thee that thou wilt receive us among them. SECT. IX. The Life of Jesus in his Youth. 40. And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of Gcd was upon him. 41. Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. 42. And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. 4S. And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it. 44. But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. 45. And when more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619951
  • 9781236619952