The Christian Lady's Magazine Volume 19

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byCharlotte Elizabeth

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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.1843 Excerpt: ... NOTES TO THE CHRISTIAN YEAR. No. VIII. GUNPOWDER TREASON. "Speak gently of our sister's fall." We bad a sister Church at Rome, Oh whither is she fled? Long gathered to her Father's bome, Her lamp on earth is dead. Where, once, with fervent zeal she prayed Before the throne of grace, In scarlet, gems, and gold arrayed, A stranger fills her place. Our sister church, oh call her not! At once forego the claim; Nor fix so foul, so deep a blot Upon the Christian name. The deadly cup--the hydra throne--The blood defiled carouse--This is no mourner left alone, Nor this the Saviour's spouse. But thou her doomed abode hast shown, And thou hast named her dower, For monarchs bow before her throne, Lay down their wealth, and power. Her rightful name is Mystery; And, from her iron rod To dens and caverns forced to flee, Behold the Church of God! We know not her by glittering shrine, Or sense-alluring rite; Nor by a long unbroken linef Upheld in priestly might. We know her by her blood-washed vest, And by her joy-lit eye, Which still as sorrow fiercely press'd Looked smilingly on high. We know her by her helm of light, And by her matchless shield: By one pure lamp serenely bright, The will of God revealed. No " gleam of fancy she can lend" To please " the thoughts of youth," But closely round her steps attend, Sobriety, and truth. "At Rome she wears it," &c. See Rev. xvii. 9--13. t Endless genealogies which minister questions rather than godly edifying. 1 Tim. 1--4. She conjures up no idle tale To soothe foreboding fear; But through life's saddest darkest vale Says still, the Lord is near. E'en now she lifts the spirit's cry, E'en now she brakes the snare; From Babylon my people fly Lest ye her ruin share! PUSEYISM. How can I look upon such a school as this as a christia...

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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.1843 Excerpt: ... NOTES TO THE CHRISTIAN YEAR. No. VIII. GUNPOWDER TREASON. "Speak gently of our sister's fall." We bad a sister Church at Rome, O...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217073247

ISBN - 13:9780217073240

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