The Story of Our Father's Love. 4th and Cheaper Ed

The Story of Our Father's Love. 4th and Cheaper Ed

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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: ... thought vanished. He had conquered a second time! But He was to be tried once more. The streets of Jerusalem became dim and shadowy, and presently faded from His view. He was sitting, as He thought, upon a high mountain, and all around, turn which way He would, a magnificent picture met His view. The greatest cities in the world were there; their streets crowded with caravans; squares and gardens, full of the most stately trees and brilliant flowers. Temples of marble towered up toward the sky, fountains were playing, birds of every colour were singing joyfully. Here there came a train of camels, laden with the most precious gifts; there through the gates marched a splendid army, their banners blazing in the sunshine, their leaders on horses covered with golden trappings. Music was heard everywhere, the shops were full of beautiful things, crowds of people were passing through the broad handsome streets, and chatting to each other as they met. Through the gateway of a palace built of marble of all colours, could be seen a magnificent hall painted in gold and crimson and blue, where, on a throne of ivory studded with rubies, sat a king in his robes of state; round him stood great men and nobles, they brought him whatever he asked for, did for him whatever he ordered. Jesus sat there, all this grandeur before Him, and this thought came up. "You are called King of kings; now you may be so if you like. All these things, the kingdoms of the earth and the glory of them, shall be yours if you will only sin this once!" What would you have said? It was a lie, mark you, to begin with. There could be no power apart from God; all these things were His to give and His only. It was God's world, not the devil's, and Jesus faced him in such an...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654609
  • 9781236654601