The Word Volume 3

The Word Volume 3

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...true inward life, Spiritus Mundi had neither the power nor right to overthrow them. During all that time Gichtel wrestled with the dark powers and ofiered himself as a sacrifice for all those who had departed from the true path, in order that they might return again and be saved. CHAPTER XXXI. Not failing in their moral and mental trials the evil powers attacked them physically. They were strengthened by an addition to their number in the person of one Isaac Passavant, a faithful friend of Ueberfeld. He had been known to Ueberfeld for years, but had been prevented from joining them sooner. There were now three house-brothers; Gichtel, Ueberfeld and Passavant. After living together for some time each in turn was attacked with some physical sickness, but they could not be separated. The first victim was Ueberfeld, who fell sick in the autumn of 1691. This was always the most critical time for the brethren. Ueberfeld's illness was severe, but he was fully restored to health in the following year, 1692. About the same time Passavant was the one who was taken ill, but through the assistance of Gichtel and Ueberfeld he conquered the attack and became a better instrument for work than he had been before. On September 9th, 1693, the year following the illness of Passavant, Gichtel became suddenly ill. He fought it off until the 12th, when he was confined to his bed and became delirious. For thirteen days he hovered between death and life. No one expected that he would leave his couch alive. The physician who had visited him, predicted that Gichtel could not live until the next morning; but when, next morning, he found him seated at the table with Ueberfeld, he expressed great astonishment and said: "You confound the medical...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 7.87mm | 272.15g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921437
  • 9781236921437