Sunday Thoughts; Or, Great Truths in Plain Words

Sunday Thoughts; Or, Great Truths in Plain Words

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...this great wickedness, and sin against God?" So, now in his prison life, God's love comforted him, and his voice was as plainly heard within those gloomy walls as on the soft hill-side of his beloved Hebron, for God never_ forsakes his faithful children. Just notice the words, "The Lord was with him," and you will understand the reason of his joy. If God be with us there can be no real sorrow. The very jailer looked with favour on the patient Hebrew youth. His religion was one of practice and not of profession only, and, seeing that he might trust him, the jailer gave him all the prisoners in charge, and set him in a place of great confidence and authority, and why? because again it says, "The Lord was with him, and that which he did the Lord made it to prosper." Joseph's prison life was thus a useful and happy one. When the butler and the baker of Pharaoh were cast into prison, and placed beneath his care, he was as kind and tender to them as he would have been to brothers, and seeing them sad one morning, he asked them the cause, and they told him it was on account of a dream which they had each had. The butler told his first, and Joseph telling them that interpretations belonged to God alone, and, taking no credit to himself, explained its meaning, and promised that in three days more he should be restored to his placa He added a request also that he would then think on him in his imprisonment, and show kindness to him in making mention of him to Pharaoh, "for, indeed," he said, "I was stolen out of the land of the Hebrews, and here also have done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon." The baker's dream had a less happy meaning, and Joseph faithfully told him that in three days he more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619897
  • 9781236619891