Chosen, Chastened, Crowned; Memorials Of Mary Shekleton, By M.s.: memorials of Mary Shekleton, by M.S. by Margaretta Shekleton

Chosen, Chastened, Crowned; Memorials Of Mary Shekleton, By M.s.: memorials of Mary Shekleton, by M…

byMargaretta Shekleton

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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. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. 1872--1883. THE INVALIDS' PBAYEE UNION. "And so the years flowed on, and only cast Light, and more light, upon the shining way, That more and more shone to the perfect day; Always intenser, clearer than the past; Because they bore her, on glad wing, Nearer the Light of light, the Presence of her King." "Zenith." T last, after these many long years of suffering and learning, and working and waiting in the solitude of her own room, the prepared work was placed in the hand of the prepared worker; for was not "Our Mary" God's workmanship, "created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them"? (Eph. ii. 10). The following is her own account of the origin of the Invalids' Prayer Union:--"It took its rise thus:--Having experienced the blessing and happiness of occasionally meeting in spirit with one or two sisters in Christ for the purpose of intercessory prayer, the idea of a more extended union, calculated to increase a spirit of Christ-like sympathy among the sick ones whom He loves, as well as a greater measure of strength and energy in His service, suggested itself to my mind. I communicated my thoughts to a very dear invalid friend, the late Hetty Bowman, last September. Her reply was: 'I have often had the same thoughts about some intercommunication among our invalids. But, after praying much about it, I feel I could not make room for it in my own rather too active life. I wish any one could be found to undertake it, who could give it the time it needs. It would amply repay, for I am sure it might be a ministry of blessing to many a lonely one. The only difficulty is, that the few invalids who can write at all, have probably already more to do in that line than they can manage. If it were not fo...

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Title:Chosen, Chastened, Crowned; Memorials Of Mary Shekleton, By M.s.: memorials of Mary Shekleton, by M…Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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