Port Salvation; Or, the Evangelist, Tr. by C.H. Meltzer

Port Salvation; Or, the Evangelist, Tr. by C.H. Meltzer

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...nearer to her, and taking her by the hand, she told her that she knew from M. Birk that Eline was a good girl, who fulfilled her Christian duties well enough in the world's eyes. But God, she added, demanded more than eyeservice. To please God she should have faith wide and high, and all-protecting, as that tree of life in which the fowls of Heaven made their nests. She especially needed all this, for she lived surrounded by indifference. How should she get faith? There was but one way, said Madame Autheman. She should frequent pious places and the society of those who met together in Christ Jesus. 'Come and see me often, ' said she, ' here or at Port-Sauveur. You will always be welcome.... Our Paris prayer-meetings are interesting.... One of my workwomen, ' she continued, laying stress on the words, she whom you saw go out just now, is shortly to bear public witness to the power of the Gospel. Come and hear her. Perchance her testimony will kindle your zeal. And now go. Time presses.' This with a wave of the hand that might have been a farewell or a benediction. 'Weep no more, my child. I will intercede for you with the all-forgiving Saviour.' She spoke of Him as though He were a personal acquaintance of hers who was certain to refuse her nothing. Eline was so overcome when she left, that she forgot the cheque, and had to return to the broad steps with the three lofty glass doors, half hidden by green blinds, behind which stood the bank counting-house. A counting-house of the usual pattern, with peephole windows, railings, customers going and coming, and piles of chinking gold. It had the same cold and austere look as the room upstairs. The clerks were reserved and prim. The allegorical designs on the walls and ceiling, and the shadowy designs.show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236631048
  • 9781236631046
  • 2,257,261