Our Angel Companions: their number, attributes, and services

Paperback | October 16, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... in their deep and mysterious natures for the excitements of towering ambition, or the clashing of rival interests. Like the twelve tribes of Israel, who, in their journey through the wilderness, kept their appointed places with befitting emotions,--those leading the van not despising those who brought up the rear, and those who moved in the rear not envying those who were placed in the front, but all feeling thankful that they surrounded the one tabernacle, and took part in the same holy service; so the angels, whether sent to succour a prince, or befriend a beggar,--to superintend an empire, or watch beside an infant's cradle, harbour no lordly contempt or envious feeling, but are more or less conscious of the distinguished honour put upon them by Him who deigns to employ them in His service. One spirit dwells in every breast, and one passion burns in every heart--love to all, but especially to Him who is the Centre of all light and benediction! There is, therefore, one loving family, whose various members, for mighty ages, have never known a single discord,--one great community, albeit as the dust of the earth and the stars of heaven for multitude, who have never striven unlawfully against each other,--one vast system of inferiority and superiority in which there has not yet been witnessed the fire-flash of envy, nor the cold bearing of arrogancy. No two destinies are exactly alike, and yet all hearts are sublimely and eternally one! "Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; as the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion:...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... in their deep and mysterious natures for the excitements of towering ambition, or the clashing of rival intere...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217027504

ISBN - 13:9780217027502

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