The Mansions, Halls, And Palaces Of Heaven; Or, Glimpses Of The Spirit-land, Under The Similitude…

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byRobert Seager

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... The Argument.--Memory conducting the Soul to Scenes of Past Years--The Gallery of Miniature Illustration--Pictures from the Life of Noah--The Building of the Ark amidst the Taunts of the Multitude--Doubt, hovering around the Heart, asks Questions of Distrust--Faith rests all secure in Heaven's Command--The Revellers--The Coming Storm--All Hope cut off--The World buried in the Surges of the Devouring Ocean--Pictures from the Life of Abraham--The Houseless Wanderer--The Loving Peacemaker--The Model Warrior--The Hospitable Prince--The Father of the Faithful and the Friend of God--Pictures from the Life of Job--Satan, dipping his Finger in the Gall of Envy, boldly declares in the Presence of the Almighty that all Job's Professions of Fidelity are but a painted Mask put on to serve his Worldly Interest--Satan receives Permission to tempt Job--Satan's Defeat and Job's Triumph--Pictures from a History of Modern Date. There are times even in the earthly vale, when the spirit seems to burst the shroud of its mortality which girds it round, and, borne on Contemplation's wing, delights to live again amid those scenes which memory has preserved among her choicest treasures, and there it feasts within a world of ideality which it has created for itself, until some stern fact, startling it from its reverie, proves to a demonstration that life is not a dream, but an earnest, truthful, wonderful reality. I had but just indulged in such a sweet, delicious meditation, when my heavenly guide once more began:--"Thou wilt perceive, my dearest friend, that thou hast as yet but glanced upon this wondrous chronometer; but let those great and glorious events on which thine eye has gazed be graven deeply on thy heart, and by them learn that all the ways of Providence, however hidd...

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... The Argument.--Memory conducting the Soul to Scenes of Past Years--The Gallery of Miniature Illustration--Pictures from the Li...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217123945

ISBN - 13:9780217123945

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