The Sunday at Home

The Sunday at Home

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... hope arose vividly that while many had received a new impulse heavenward, others had been led to think of their ways, receivo God's mercy, and turn their feet to the way of His commandments. It was pleasing also to learn that apart from tho Separatists, who are all orthodox, the number of Evangelical preachers in tho Reformed Church was greatly on tho increase, and is likely soon to form tho majority. THE INNKEEPER'S WIFE. AN INCIDENT IN THE LIFE OF MAItTIN BOOS. MARTIN BOOS was born in Bavaria, about the middle of the last century, and brought up in the Catholic faith. He was educated and trained for the church as his career in life, and entered it when yet young. After having a long timo sought in vain for peace of mind in practices and penances, both severe and of long duration, he arrived at tho immovablo conviction that this blessed state cannot bo found oxcopt by faith in Jesus, tho only Saviour and Mediator, and not by the works of the law. This was the great doctrine which ho proclaimed until his last breath, and on many occasions it brought on him violent persecution from his fellow-religionists. However, ho did not think it his duty to leave his communion, and, as a faithful preacher of the gospel, ho exercised, down to 1825, his successful ministry, at first in his native land, afterwards in Austria, and last of all in Rhenish Prussia, at Galneuchirch. A poor woman, one of his parishioners, came several times to his house to tell him the wants and troubles of her soul. A long while prevented by a secret timidity, she had at length taken courage; and, entering his dwelling, she, after much weeping, thanked him for his good sermons. "Although you like to hear my preaching," said Boos to her, "and are come to thank me more

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