Memoirs Of Joseph John Gurney; With Selections From His Journal And Correspondence Volume 1

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byJoseph Bevan Braithwaite

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...and her answer to the question "Whether she was comfortable," was the most remarkable exhibition of delight which could be given by mere motion and expression. I am not aware that I ever witnessed such an appearance of ecstatic pleasure. 1 gay so with reverent thankfulness to the Author of all Out mercies. From this state of bright effulgence, she sank into a gentle calm, and in a few minutes without the least struggle, breathed her last. I knelt down and returned heartfelt thanksgiving for her deliverance in Christ, from every trouble." xI. 48. Of His Wife. 55 TO A NEAR RELATIVE. Earlham, 10th mo., 2nd, 183S. I begin in some degree to understand where I am, which, during the first two days after the awful and unexpected stroke, I found to be difficult. The " inbreathings" of the Holy Spirit to which thy letter alludes, are my support and comfort under this truly bitter sorrow. My own secret infirmity of mind almost passes conception, but I am permitted to feel and know assuredly that there is an influence from above, which restrains the buffetings of Satan, brings all into soundness, sweetness, and calmness, and enables me to rejoice in her happiness, and even on my own account to give thanks. Never have I known such a combination as I found in her of a strong and lucid intellect, a sound judgment, great amiability and generosity, and deep abiding piety. Her views of religious truth were of a very comprehensive and well balanced kind, and it was her joy and strength to abide under the teaching of the Lord's " anointing." This, in fact, was the grand secret of her excellence, connected as it was with a daily and diligent study of the Holy Scripture. She was admirably versed in the Greek Testament, and used to read it to me with a fluency and...

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...and her answer to the question "Whether she was comfortable," was the most remarkable exhibition of delight which could...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.78 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217019099

ISBN - 13:9780217019095

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