Selections from the Correspondence of Marie Fry, Ed. by Mrs. H.G. Guinness

Selections from the Correspondence of Marie Fry, Ed. by Mrs. H.G. Guinness

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...for we love Him because He first loved us. Surely, having been so much loved and so much forgiven, we ought to think nothing too hard that He would ask us to do for His sake. Whatever we are engaged in, let us ask ourselves the question, " Will this please my Lord Jesus;" for oh! let us remember we are not our own, our time and all that we have belongs to the Lord, for He has purchased us at the cost of His precious blood. The Lord bless you and grant you may learn each day that to know Christ is a portion which the world can neither give nor take away. We pray for you always. Believe me your true friend, Marie Fry. Dublin, December 14, 1872., I was very glad to receive your letter last week, and to know that the Lord is smoothing your difficulties, and enabling you notwithstanding all to rejoice in that love which "knows neither measure nor end." I am sure you will find each day the more you trust your Heavenly Father's love and care, the oftener you will have cause to praise Him for His goodness shown to you each step of the way. He loves to bless His children, and "no good thing will He withhold," but will "make all things work together for good to them that love Him." I have been thinking of that verse in Eev. iii. 18, " Buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, and eyesalve." These three things are necessary for us--gold, which represents faith, " the trial of your faith being much more precious than of gold" (1 Pet. i. 7), and it speaks in James ii. 5 of those who were "rich in faith." Then the white raiment, which is righteousness, described in Eev. xix. 8, and in Isa. Ixi. 10, the redeemed soul can sing, " I will greatly...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236789954
  • 9781236789952