A Sketch of the Life of Elizabeth T. Stone, and of Her Persecutions

A Sketch of the Life of Elizabeth T. Stone, and of Her Persecutions : With an Appendix of Her Treatment and Sufferings While in the Charlestown McLean Assylum, Where She Was Confined Under the Pretence of Insanity (Classic Reprint)

2.5 (4 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Excerpt from A Sketch of the Life of Elizabeth T. Stone, and of Her Persecutions: With an Appendix of Her Treatment and Sufferings While in the Charlestown McLean Assylum, Where She Was Confined Under the Pretence of Insanity If they were just Coming out I ivduld 'go. I put on my 1tliings, and she said she would go with'me. Accordingly we went out of the' house together and said nothing to each dther. I thought of r1oth ing in particular, bat as we were Walking and had got a rod or two from the' heuse, I thought hdw last I was walking, and how: earnest Was to get there. A I spoke rto Miss Burbank: and said thati never went'to a Dplac'e with so much eagerness in my life. 3she asked me if] felt better.' I told her that 5i never was so happy in niy life. She said she was glad; sheahad been recently baptized. I had he fore not liked her very Well, but iiow I 101 ed her with all myiheart, because she h'aid owned the Savidr before thenmld. 1 immediately thought of the balls. And parties' thati had been to, arid it iseemed nothmg to what it would be to get into a prnyet meeting. It geedi ed that the Bible I had never read'and that I knew nothi it. And when I tried to think of it the passages flowed into faster than I could repeat; the first passage I thought 0 the Greeks fo'olishness to the Jews, but to them that believe Christ the power of God unto salvation land many others. It seemed that I stepped out of one world into another. Twent into the hall and they were singing: and then they knelt down and prayed 'a young lady prayed for me, seeing me on 'my knees I longed to have her efloseiher prayer to tell them3 what God had done tor me. 'as we rose I opened my mouth and wordsiflowed faster than I could speak, I'blessed and praised God and asked them-ail! To forgive me for the opposition thati had manifested? Rewards them for their entreating! Me to be reconciled. To God There Was great rejoicing over me. Some wept some prayed and some sang. It Was a happy time'. Some that were seeking see'in'g' trie so happy said they were 1deter mined to find the Savior that night arid two young ladies that boarded with me did, to the joy oftheir souls. 'i felt that I'had a new life to live and was determined to l'i1e it. Ilovedvall the peo ple ef God, and my feelings soon began to be tried by seeing the divisions tliatlwere among them; but I was determined not tto have any thing do do with it, but meant to keep the faith as it was once delivered to the Saints, that 13, to' keep the love previous to my con version.. I had always thought that immersion was right, and still thought so; but still I loved to hear sinners called to repentan and to join in prayer with any one that told how Christ saved them daily. From sinning. I felt that I must own the Savior in all' my ways and words, far it was what I loved, and] h'ated the sin that was in. My. Heart and rotten cried out, 0 wretched person that I a m, who 'shall deliver med'rom this body of51n'-and'deatli. I'ldnged to be freed from sin. 1 soonobegan to think ofhecorrtihg emissions ry, that 13, to go to the farifiistant 'h'eathen who hadln'é'yer heard of the Gospel. I asked God what I mshould do. I was ldet'erini ed to do what God gave me to do at the expense ofmyllife, for I count ed not my life dear unto me, and soomthe Spirit led me in (prayer7. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • English
  • 32 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1331846420
  • 9781331846420
  • 2,573,845

Rating details

4 ratings
2.5 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 0% (0)
3 50% (2)
2 50% (2)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X