The Traveller's Manual of Prayers and Meditations [Signed G.T.H.]

The Traveller's Manual of Prayers and Meditations [Signed G.T.H.]

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...to reconcile Thy service with that world which is enmity with Thee! Give me, I beseech Thee, the eyes of faith, that I may see the world, what in truth it is; the danger of its riches, the folly of its pleasures, the multitude of its snares, the power of its temptations, its deadly poison, and certain danger of drawing my heart from the love of Thee. "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, --and thy neighbour as thyself."--Matt. xxii. 37, 39. O that the love of God may be the commanding principle of my soul; and that I may have this comfortable proof of His love abiding in me, that I study to please Him, and to' keep His commandments; That my love to my neighbour may be such as God has commanded; that I may give, and forgive, and love, as becomes a disciple of Jesus Christ! "We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren."--1 John. iii. 14. What it is to "love my neighbour as myself," Thou, O Lord, hast taught me in Thy holy Word: --Never to wrong or deceive him; never to grieve him, or without a cause to create him trouble, never to treat him with contempt and scorn; never to be pleased with his misfortunes and faults: but to rejoice in his happiness, and help him in his wants, (jive me, O Lord, this proof of my having passed from death unto life. "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: "--that is, He was treated as one under the curse of the law.--Gal. iii. 13. Blessed God! How great was our misery, how great was Thy mercy, when nothing could save us from ruin, but the death of Thy Son! I see by this, how hateful sin is to Thee. Make it so to me, I beseech Thee. May I never flatter myself that Thy mercy will spare me, if I...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623932
  • 9781236623935