The Young Parson

The Young Parson

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...religion is intended to make all people happy," said the youthful minister. " Who has the most right to be happy, Tom--the man upon whom the wrath of God is resting, or the man who has God's favor, and knows that His love and power are pledged that all things will work together for his good Y " "Why the last one you said," answered Tom, "that stands to reason." " You are right, sir," said Mr. Meagre. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and wisdom's ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. Religion is 'joy unspeakable.' " On the way back Tom asked: "Mr. Meagre, don't them pleasures of being a Christian reach out to everything?" " Of course," said the little preacher. " Godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is and that which is to come. The Christian ought to derive more joy from God's bright heavens and green earth than any one else. Look at that beautiful sunset, Tom. What does it suggest to you? " ' "Never thought of that before," said Tom, after gazing for a moment. "It looks like as if Heaven and Earth melted into one another. That yaller looks like glory shinin' clean down on the mountain, and lightin' the way up through the clouds. It makes a feller feel a sort of lovesick after somethin' he might have, and ain't got yit. Puts me in mind of one of them psalms Kitty read to me one night. Don't just recommemberwhat the words was, but anyhow they kind of lifted a feller's thoughts up to the sky." Mr. Meagre recognized the poetry in his uneducated friend' more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773853
  • 9781236773852