Chicago Historical Society's Collection Volume 2

Paperback | June 28, 2012

byChicago Historical Society

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...you kindly sent us containing the obituary notice of your honored father. I had seen the notice of his call home, and though we could never feel really ready to let him go, I did thank the Lord that he had given to the church such a bright, consistent Christian example for so many years. Could, or rather did, all professors of religion give as truthful an exhibit of the Life of Faith, infidelity would die away from the earth. "I have known Dea. Long for more than forty-five years. Have rejoiced in the much that he has done for his Master by direct labors and godly influence. How many things I remember of him! The house his efforts gave us in which to worship--the sweet-toned bell--no bell ever sounded so sweet to me as that one he made to ring in our beautiful church. "Such a living epistle as he always was! I remember Mr. Jennings telling me one day that the Sabbath previous (it was in the time of Mr. J.'s ministry here, perhaps in '35) he had urged upon the church the consecration of their property to the service of Christ. He said Dea. Long spoke with him after service, and said he 'thought people did not know his circumstances--that he thought he gave as much as he was able.' Mr. J. said he replied, 'Mr. Long, I never considered myself as preaching to you this morning. I have often pointed to you as the one Christian that I knew who gave all that his Master called for.' "Your dear mother is also one of my most precious memories. She was as near and, perhaps, I might in truth say the nearest my ideal of what a Christian woman should be of any one I ever knew. God grant that the mantle of these glorified ones rest on their children and children's children. "Mr. Hurlbut seldom attempts writing, but he most affectionately...

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...you kindly sent us containing the obituary notice of your honored father. I had seen the notice of his call home, and t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:June 28, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217338216

ISBN - 13:9780217338219

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