Addresses and charges of Edward Stanley, with a memoir by A.P.Stanley by Edward Stanley

Addresses and charges of Edward Stanley, with a memoir by A.P.Stanley

byEdward Stanley

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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. 1852. Excerpt: ... POSTHUMOUS ADDRESSES. The two following Addresses, to the Parishioners and the School Children of Alderley, found amongst the Bishop's papers after his death, were written about a year before his removal to the see of Norwich, and countersigned by him about seven years afterwards, with a request that a copy of each might be sent after his death to every house in the parish, and to each of his former school-children.--See Memoir, p. 106. I. ADDRESS TO THE PARISHIONERS OF ALDERLEY. II. ADDRESS TO THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF ALDERLEY PARISH. I. ADDRESS TO MY PARISHIONERS. The God in whose presence I now stand knows how deeply I was interested in your welfare, and how earnestly I sought to bring every one who heard me to a knowledge of the Gospel. While life was granted, such was my desire; in the hour of death, it will still be my wish. Accept then, from the grave, the last Address you will ever receive from a Minister who would meet you again in a better world. The time will shortly arrive (you know not how soon) when you will be called upon to follow me. Are you prepared? Have you endeavoured to prepare, with due earnestness, for your eternal summons? It is an awful thing to depart from life--to be separated, in a moment, from all that occupied or interested us here below. What is the world now to me? My days are past like a dream--the eternal world is now before me. And soon shall it be thus with you. Your life is as a vapour, and quickly it passeth away; but the record of your good or evil ways is not forgotten. The good and the evil shall appear again, for or against you. From the grave I put the question: What has been your life? Have I been the instrumental means of increasing your faith, and preparing those committed to my charge for the great change whic...

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Title:Addresses and charges of Edward Stanley, with a memoir by A.P.StanleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217675484

ISBN - 13:9780217675482

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