The Royal Law; Or, the Words of the King with Other Sunday Tales Illustrating Bible Truths

The Royal Law; Or, the Words of the King with Other Sunday Tales Illustrating Bible Truths

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...and the doctor before I make up my mind: and I must ask God," she added, in a low tone. "Now you must make haste and get well, and some day you shall go and seethe little lady, and thank her for all the nice things she has made for you. Now here is a cup of broth which I fetched from the doctor's last night, and when you have drunk that, you'll feel ever so much better." Then when Mary had finished her work, and set the table neatly for dinner, she came and sat down by Matsie, and read to her from her children's little hymnbook, and then a story from the Gospel. Mary read slowly, and not very fluently; but from her lips, uneducated as they were, the child drew the waters of salvation. As in many instances of a like kind, Matsie's little barren soul received the Word, and it fell upon it like dew from heaven. She believed the good news without a question; and when she heard of the pure and holy Jesus who loved the little forlorn Matsie, she said at once, then for His sake she must try to be good: if He died for her, how thankful she must be! and to lie and steal and drink and use bad words, became something very different in her eyes now she could understand that they grieved this unseen but present Friend of whom Mary Bankes told her. As now and then we hear the story of missionary effort in distant lands finding its reward in the complete surrender of some poor heathen heart to God, with a fulness and sincerity which we, who take His Name day by day on our lips, and are familiar with the revelation of His Son from our earliest years, cannot easily understand; so Matsie, who, as I have said, was not one whit less ignorant than a Brahmin or Hindoo child--even within sound of Sunday chimes--lifted her poor little soul to God, and He...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589882
  • 9781236589880