Vicissitudes in the Wilderness; Exemplified in the Journal of Peggy Dow

Vicissitudes in the Wilderness; Exemplified in the Journal of Peggy Dow

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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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...froth of the devil in hisimps. Even pious pzzple are too frequently, ---i. e. instead of bearing and for ring, disagree and dispute too much about mere trifles-- "gold, silver, wood, hay, stubble, &s." "every man' work must be tried as by fire," and those whose works will not bear the fire, he must suffer loss----loss in his own soul experimentally and in the improvement of his time in extending his usefnlness to others: --Yet he may be saved through all by the fire of tribulation, we_are to be "made perfect through suffering." " Ye difierent sects who all declare, " Lo here is Christ," or "Christ is there;" " Your stronger proof---than bare say-so---divinely give, " And shew us where the christian: live. l' Your claim, alas you cannot prove', -" Y: want the genuine work of Lo'vs."' 44. All who name the name of Christ and possess rel-5' gion, ought to strive with all their might and be very diligent to live in-the spirit of devotion, under the influence of grace; that they may have a profession and example to correspond, like an even spun thread, and so be patterns of true piety, that the cause of GOD be not blamed. For we are styled the iight of the world, and compared to a city on at hill, which cannot be hid; therefore we ought to rernember to "watch and pray, that we may enter not into temptation," but "give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at on time we should let them slip," for "the delight of the rig teous is in the law of the Lord, and therein doth he meditate day and night;" and Christ saith "except aman deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and come...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792904
  • 9781236792907