The Saints Pocket Book

The Saints Pocket Book

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...me where he will set me, and what he will say to me; and how he will acknowledge my mean services, and remember what I have forgotten: b how he will praise the works that I have been ashamed of, and reward me openly, for what I have buried in secrecy;c and not forget the poorest alms that I have given for hi3 name. Then will he confess me before his Father, and before the angels of God. Thus saith the true and faithful witness; and we know that his testimony is true. Ah, my soul, see that thou make not God a liar.d O my God, I have believed thy report; and do look for all these things, according to thy promise. Job xix. 25. b Mat. xxv. 35, 37. e Mat. vi. 4. "1 John v. iO. I know thou intendest me but a very little while in this lower region. This world is but the house of my pilgrimage, and my soul now is but like a bird in the shell; but when the shell is cracked, then shall she take wings like a dove, and soar aloft to thee, and flee away, and be at rest. Tet I doubt not thy care for my despicable dust. I know that nothing will be lost. I know not where they will lay me; but thy wakeful eye observeth, and will not be to seek at what door to knock, nor at what grave to call for me. I believe, and am sure, that I shall come a glorious piece out of thy hands; fair as the moon, clear as the sun, crowned with honour and glory. And when my absolution is read, and sentence passed upon the world, then must I be taken up to dwell with thee. Let not my Lord be angry, that thy dust and ashes speaketh thus unto thee. Thou, Lord, hast raised my expectations; and hast made me to look for all these great things from thee. In vain hast thou written all these things unto me, if I should not believe them; and a distrustful diffidence would put a high...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562399
  • 9781236562395