Occasional Thoughts of an Old Invalid, by the Author of 'Musings in a Churchyard'

Occasional Thoughts of an Old Invalid, by the Author of 'Musings in a Churchyard'

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... heart all the blood to be poured out for our ransom and salvation; and though angels would have taken Thee down at any moment, yet Thou didst will to hang there till Thou hadst won back our lost inheritance. Shall I not learn patience as I contemplate Thee?" Thou hast prepared a Table before me in the presence of them that trouble me," let me bring my helplessness there, that I may " go from strength to strength," and overcome at the last. "Who is he that overcometh, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Christ?" "O'ercome thyself, and thou may'st share With Christ His Father's Throne." "To him that overcometh will I give to sit with Me on My throne, even as I also overcame and am set down with My Father on His throne." DEPRESSION. ACH kind of sickness, as perhaps each human spirit, has its own especial form of trial and temptation. There are some which tempt to uncontrollable irritability; and at the same time, or closely following on the irritation to which we have succumbed, there will fall over the whole mind a sense of such utter desolation, that it seems impossible we can be the same persons who, yesterday, were working cheerfully with an earnest intention to do all for God, and a hope that our way was being made plain, and a trust that our poor efforts would be accepted. To-day there seems no hope, no possibility that we, who seem not to have a spark of love left in our dark hearts, can be beloved or cared for by the God of love. We are in the darkness, and seem forsaken. We cannot work, or think, or pray; we must needs weep for sadness and a sense of our own exceeding sinfulness. Probably in such a case, mind or body had r been over-taxed yesterday; and Satan, always ready, sees...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236963326
  • 9781236963321