The Youth's Casket; Of Gems and Pearls

The Youth's Casket; Of Gems and Pearls

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...went immediately in search of the man who could direct her to Jesus. She came to his house, told him her history, her hopes and fears, and begged advice. He directed her to the " Lamb of God, that taketh away the sin of the world;" explained the mysteries of redemption, that " God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them." Her mind now became easy; she found she had laid hold of a hope which was an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which entereth into that within the veil. She felt, although she was a great sinner, she could rejoice in God her Saviour. From this time she eagerly attended divine service on the Sabbath afternoon, and occasionally received private instruction from some kind friends. She was desirous of being baptized immediately, but the missionary, anxious to know more of her character, delayed it a considerable time. She was at length baptized one Sabbath afternoon, by the name of Mary WHAT IS RAIN? The Rev. Dr. Duff has established a large school in Calcutta, where the Hindoo youth are taught the English language and science, on Christian principles. The following is a specimen of the mode of instruction, showing how true science is made a means of convincing the heathen of the falsity of their religious system, and leading them to a knowledge of the true God. What is rain? " Water from the sky." Has it been produced by the sky itself? " No!" How has it been formed? "Oh!" says one, with the characteristic smartness of the Hindoo youth, " Do you not know yourself?" I think I do; but my present object is to find out whether you know it. "Well," replies another, with an air of manifest satisfaction, "I'll tell you--it is squirted from the trunk of Indra's elephant!..".show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657470
  • 9781236657473