Words of Help for Working Women; Or, Short Addresses for Mothers' Meetings

Words of Help for Working Women; Or, Short Addresses for Mothers' Meetings

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...came; but such was the power of the Master's voice, that, without questioning, they arose, and left all, and followed Him. For many years, from that day, they seem to have been rarely separated from each other, or from Him. Together, with James, they were with Him in the house of Jairus, when the only daughter was raised from death to life by the power of that same resistless voice which had called them from their nets to become "fishers of men." Again, they were with Him and James, on the mountain of transfiguration, when for a moment, to nerve them for coming pain, His glory was revealed; together in the night of gloom which followed so swiftly on; together in Gethsemane, sleeping for sorrow, whilst their Master, withdrawn only a stone's cast from them, agonised for them--yea, even for us, in prayer. Again, on the morning of the resurrection, when all the other disciples seem to have been in hiding and fear, we find these two--the disciple who had loved much, and the disciple who bad been much beloved--together at the sepulchre, bound still more closely in their loneliness and loss, seeking, in loving ignorance, their living Master here amongst the dead. But they found, even as Mary had said, the stone rolled away, and the empty tomb; and, in hope and wonder, the two friends returned to their own home again. Together with the other disciples, amongst whom the good news had spread, they were assembled on the evening of that same long day when, through closed doors, Jesus, their risen Master, came and stood in their midst, saying, "Peace be unto you." Together on the Mount of Olives, when He blessed them and was parted from them; together in the outpouring of the promised Comforter on Pentecost; together still after the great...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236627903
  • 9781236627902