Bright Celestials; The Chinaman At Home And Abroad

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byArchibald Lamont

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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.1894 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXII. THE OLD AND NEW COVENANT. Yew Lay did not long survive the worries of witnessbearing. In a little room behind a Chinese mission chapel in Singapore, the habitation of the preacher who belonged to Mrs "Watt's Mission, Yew Lay was breathing his last. He had requested Tek Chin's presence a few hours before the end; but Tek Chiu was engaged in the bustle of his ordinary duties, and did not arrive till late--too late for Yew Lay to be able to speak with him, or even recognise him. The dying man had shown anxiety to speak with the young interpreter. But it was not to be. Yew Lay died. And he was carried upward by the angels to be the companion of Lazarus, at a place a long way off from the rich man's region--that region, the geography and climate of which the young Chinaman had carefully studied and taught. In this way Yew Lay's studies were brought to an end: it cannot be supposed that the citizens of the New Jerusalem, in the perfect activity of their perfect life, continue to think of the hell from which they themselves have escaped. Yew Lay had preached hell from beginning to end of the chapter of his preaching career on earth. Nor was his work vain. Men had trembled at Yew Lay's message, as the Scottish Queen had trembled at the tragic thunder-peals of the great Eeformer. Overawed by these thunderings of Sinai, men who but for these louder sounds would have continued to live and die in their sin, thus compelled to think of life's meaning and destiny, had come at last, with minds prepared to hear and love the sweet music of Calvary. Such men were the trophies of Yew Lay's warfare. And Yew Lay, as a good and faithful servant, had earned his Master's 'Well done.' Yew Lay, with all the faults of his too cleanly cut dogma, had preached no syrupy Gos...

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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.1894 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXII. THE OLD AND NEW COVENANT. Yew Lay did not long survive the worries of witnessbearing. In a little room behind a Ch...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217910815

ISBN - 13:9780217910811

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