Victory at Last

Victory at Last

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ..."The truth is, Mr. Norris" said Carrie, " Edith is much the stronger of the two. Of course I do not mean in physical strength. I am speaking of the soulstrength that can bear trouble and uncertainty "and suspense. She has been?o sure that some way would be opened for us. She calmly waited, while I was tossed about in fear and suspense." A few weeks before, Carrie would not have spoken so; but recent events had stirred the deepest feelings of her soul, and it seemed easier to speak of these things than once it did. "I think there ought to be a special providence for one so frail as Edith," said Mr. Norris. "Carrie has needed one hardly less than myself," said Edith. "True, she is strong, and willing to do what she can, but she was hi sore need of the kindness which has opened the way for her to provide for us '. r both. Indeed, sir, though the needs of others may be very different from ours, yet all at times have need of a special providence in their behalf." "This is indeed true," said Mr. Norris earnestly, "-if by a special providence you mean help to meet all the needs, sorrows, and temptations of this mortal life."' "That is what I mean, sir. Surely the promises cover all that ground. 'My God shall supply all your need;' 'Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee.'" "I think you see more clearly than I do how these promises practically meet every need," said Mr. Norris. "In the case of bereavement, for instance, this trust does'not restore the loved and lost, and, without this, how can it meet the great need of the aching, desolate heart?" "" "Not by removing the cause of the grief, for this cannot be;...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 2.79mm | 113.4g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578937
  • 9781236578938