Pemaquid Volume 4

Pemaquid Volume 4

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...and will consecrate myself to His service, as a minister of the Gospel, with ajoyful heart. How hath my soul escaped as out of the snare of the fowler! I tremble when I think of the lengths into which that beautiful, but unprincipled, girl led me, and wonder, in deep penitence of heart, why God did not say, " Ephraim is joined to his idols; let him alone." Ah! I am so weak that all I need for my ruin is to be thus let alone. As I reviewed my past life, the pangs of hell gat hold upon me, and I could only cry out, "O Lord, I beseech Thee, deliver my soul!" No earth1y pleasure, however sweet, can compensate for such anguish and remorse as I have endured. My poor little Ruth! How I have troubled the depths of her heart! I am sure that my infidelity to her' God and Saviour has given her more pain than my wavering toward herself. As soon as I get through my studies I will seek some primitive little Pemaquid, where I can preach the Gospel, and where my beloved wife and I shall go hand in hand in the work of the ministry, rear our children in the fear of God, and live to have them rise up to call us blessed. I must write to her now. RUTH'S JOURNAL. I have had a delightful letter from my dear--friend. It was full of love to God, love to His people, love of His service, and love to me! It has made me very happy. I read a little, a very little, of it to Mrs. Strong; but it did not please her as much as it did me. She said he was evidently deeply moved, for the time, but that we must remember that his feelings _ often changed, and that she hoped I would rejoice over him with trembling. ' This gave my love to her a great shaking. Why should we not believe that God has answered our fervent prayers for him, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864131
  • 9781236864130