The Christian Victor; Or, Mortality And Immortality Including Happy Death Scenes

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byJohn Greenleaf Adams

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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. 1851. Excerpt: ... and subsistence. The 'dread of something after death' never once enters among my thoughts and feelings. Nor am I afflicted by reflections on the past. I have endeavored to do my duty towards Universalism, to which I have devoted the strength of my life, and almost life itself. Nor do I regret it. Having the same life to live over again, and even foreseeing all, I should be likely to live in the same manner. I feel that a man can devote himself to no higher and better cause on earth, than preaching the great truth on which our denomination is built." In many other words, of like import, did he write of the greatness of his faith, and of its cheering instructions in reference to life and death. His views were unchanged up to the last scene. His death was very sudden, of hemorrhage. Rev. C. C. Smith, of Wayne, Me., died June 29, 1849, aged 87. The editor of the "Gospel Banner" writes of him:--" He was an old man, full of Christian principles, and ripe for immortality.-For more than half a century he had been a minister of the Gospel. In early life he was the companion and fellow-worker with the celebrated Elias Smith, and with him succeeded in establishing what is now known as the Christian denomination. But some thirty years ago, his mind having begun to travel for light, he advanced to a knowledge of the truth which exhibits Christ as the Redeemer of all men and the Saviour of all men; and he could not conceive how Jesus could be the Redeemer of all unless he redeemed as many, nor how he could be really and truly the Saviour of all mankind, unless all mankind are saved by him in the covenant of grace. So he became a Universalist, or a Restorationist, and continued such till death. He preached a great deal, but preached, for the most part, gratuitously, bei...

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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. 1851. Excerpt: ... and subsistence. The 'dread of something after death' never once enters among my thoughts and feelings. Nor am I afflicted by ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217948219

ISBN - 13:9780217948210

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