The Gospel Fountain Or, The Anxious Youth Made Happy by James WoodThe Gospel Fountain Or, The Anxious Youth Made Happy by James Wood

The Gospel Fountain Or, The Anxious Youth Made Happy

byJames Wood

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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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.1859 Excerpt: ... CONVEKSATION IV. OUR MORAL IMPOTENCE, AND THE NECESSITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT TO RENEW THE HEART, IN ORDER TO THE EXERCISE OF FAITH IN CHRIST. Within a few days, a decided change appeared to have taken place in Henry James's mind. This was indicated by his cheerful countenance, and also by his singing several times, when alone in his room, the following lines: " How happy are they Who the Saviour obey, And have laid up their treasure above! Oh! what tongue can express The sweet comfort and peace Of a soul in its earliest love!" When he and his father met on Sabbath evening, agreeably to appointment, to converse further on the doctrines of grace, Mr. James asked Henry whether he had obtained peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Henry replied that he hoped he had. I think, said he, I can trust in Christ as the only Saviour of sinners. I desire no other Saviour, and I feel happy in being able to say, "My Redeemer is mine, and I am his." Mr. James expressed his gratitude to God for his grace thus bestowed on his son; remarked that he hoped he was not deceived with regard to the nature of the change which had been wrought in him; that he must carefully and prayerfully examine himself, &c., and then added, If, Henry, you are a genuine believer in Christ, you are prepared from your own experience, to give your assent to the great truth, which will form the subject of our present conversation, viz: that our union with Christ by faith, is not produced by our own strength, but by the power of God, who renews our hearts by his Spirit, and persuades and enables us to embrace Christ as our only Eedeemer. Henry James replied: I am convinced, father, that the change wrought in me, is the work of the Holy Spirit. No effort of.mine could have so changed the current o...
Title:The Gospel Fountain Or, The Anxious Youth Made HappyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217080391

ISBN - 13:9780217080392