The Autobiography And Letters Of Thomas Godwin [ed. By A. Godwin].

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byThomas Godwin

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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.1878 Excerpt: ... LETTERS. L--To Mr. Philvot. Pewsey, July, 1842. My Dear Friend,--I received your very kind and affectionate letter just before I left home for Devonshire. I believe I can say, before a heart-searching God, that it was made a great blessing to my soul, for I was in great trouble that morning, and was wrestling with the Lord for a true token and a blessing indeed; for my soul was sunk very low under the powerful workings of unbelief. So it was on Lord's day morning. And I mostly feel unbelief and the devil stronger on that morning than on any other in the week. But blessed be the Name of the Lord, when I came to that part of your letter where you spoke upon unbelief, and how you were tried and exercised with it, and as I read on, the Lord, I hope, broke my heart all to pieces; and then my soul felt sweet liberty. And what love I felt to you, my dear friend! I could truly say it was a.pure love. And if it had not been on the Lord's day, I should have written to you at once. I have many times since been exercised about writing to you, but could not sum up courage enough, and I did not like to trouble you so often. I know you have plenty to do without my troubling you. Indeed, I do feel myself to be such a blind fool, and feel so much darkness of mind, deadness of soul, and barrenness of spirit, that I cannot make out what I am, nor where I am bound for. My soul is brought into such straits, at times, that I cannot see that even the Lord hath done anything for my soul. This has been my feeling in the past week. I can truly say that my soul would not live always in this body of sin and death. I verily thought that I must give up preaching altogether; for I feel so shut up, at times. And when that is the case, the Bible is a sealed book to me; and there is no pray...

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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.1878 Excerpt: ... LETTERS. L--To Mr. Philvot. Pewsey, July, 1842. My Dear Friend,--I received your very kind and affectionate letter just before I...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217289290

ISBN - 13:9780217289290

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