Talks about Home Life

Talks about Home Life

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...was bowed down in the dust at the recollection of his wicked life. But he found peace through the blood of Christ. Three years he lived to manifest the reality of the change, and died in the faith, thanking God for the marvellous peace which had been extended towards him. So willing, so ready, is the Saviour to welcome all who truly come to Him. And He will welcome you likewise if you will only come. But delay not. The time past can never be recalled. Far too long have you waited already. Your days are well-nigh spent. This very hour, this very moment, lift up your heart, and cry, "Lord Jesus, save me, I perish!" Go and knock at His door, and ask Him for mercy. Believe that He will hear, for He is pledged not to reject you. That He rejects none who come is very touchingly described in a few lines of a poem from which I quoted two or three verses in a previous chapter. It describes the aged sinner coming to Christ, under the figure of an old man making his way one dark night, through snow and storm, fearing that he could find no shelter, and yet heartily welcomed at the gate to which he went: "It was afternoon, and the sun was low, And the troubled winds sobbed long and loud, As an old man tottered across the snow Which wrapped the earth in a bitter shroud. He knocked with a withered, trembling hand: 'I can but perish at last, ' he said; 'For the cruel night comes fast on the land, And the morning will, find me cold and dead. 'O Thou that watchest beside the gate, Had I come to Thee in the days gone by, Thou hadst received me; but now too late, I lay me down on Thy threshold to die: 'I have fought and finished an evil fight; I have earned the deadly wages of sin: It is hard to die in the snow to-night; But no man is willing to...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813200
  • 9781236813206