Divine Guidance; Memorial Of Allen W. Dodge by Gail HamiltonDivine Guidance; Memorial Of Allen W. Dodge by Gail Hamilton

Divine Guidance; Memorial Of Allen W. Dodge

byGail Hamilton

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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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.1881 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. HIS JOURNAL: VOLUME I, NOVEMBER 25, 1834, TO JANUARY 24, 1835. There seems to be a fashion in religion as much as in coats and gowns. When Mr. Dodge joined the orthodox, he fell into the prevailing orthodox fashion. It had its excellences and its weaknesses, both of which are illustrated in a copious journal from which I shall make sufficiently copious extracts. It was written evidently by a bereft soul seeking society and solace in self-communion; by a sincere soul eagerly seeking to uplift itself to a high ideal; by a benevolent soul devoutly seeking the good of others. It will not fail to be noticed also that the redundancy of the lawyer and the fluency of the writer mingle with the simplicity of the saint. "November 25, 1834.--I this day commence a private diary or journal. My object is to mark the progress of time and the improvement of it; the various events that occur in my own life or those with whom I am connected; to note my own experiences, reflections, resolutions, and failures; and above all to submit in a permanent form to my own observations the examination of my own heart--my growth in grace, piety, and all the other acts and feelings and exercises, which, under God, I trust as a good Christian I may be enabled to do, feel, and take part in. God has been pleased in a wonderful manner to exercise my mind since the death of my dear wife. It is now one month and a day since that event, ever memorable and to be remembered in my life. I saw her die, as I trust, a good Christian--with all the sweet resignation for which her life was so distinguished, and seeing this, I was not only enabled, under God, to bear and submit to it without murmuring, but have been led to reflect more and more on the nature of life and death, and particularl...
Title:Divine Guidance; Memorial Of Allen W. DodgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217925960

ISBN - 13:9780217925969