The Publications Of The American Tract Society (volume 1)

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byAmerican Tract Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1824. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... TWENTY-ONE LETTERS TO MISS ******* LETTER I. Olney, September 8, 1779. My dear Child, I Was glad of your letter, for we were just thinking of you, as it seems you were of us, that it was a long time since we heard from you. When you want a letter from me, you must write; if I send you one for one, I think it will be pretty well. R**** died about a»fortnight ago, and I buried him and three others within a week. All four were rather young people, that is, about thirty years of age. Last Sabbath evening I preached a funeral sermon for Richard; the text was Gen. xlix. 19. "A troop shall overcome him, but he shall overcome at the last." That short verse contained his history; and I hope it contains yours likewise. The first part is sure to you if you live ; you will meet with many troops, sins, fears, cares, and troubles, which will right against you, and seem at times almost to overcome" you: yea, overcome yeu they certainly would, if you wore to fight them in your own strength. If you should not seek and love the Lord Jesus, you would be destroyed by them. But I cannot bear to entertain such a thought; surely you must, you will love him. You hear a great deal of his beauty and goodness; believe it, for it is true, and that a great deal is but little of what ought to be said of him. But pray him to show himself and his own love to your heart; then you would love him, indeed : all the world would love him, did they but rightly know him. Well, if you love the Lord Jesus, you will certainly overcome at last; and then you shall have the crown oflife and all the happiness which is contained in the promises made to them who overcome, in the second and third chapters of Revelation. My dear child, pray to him, and never be content or satisfied till you feel your desire...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1824. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... TWENTY-ONE LETTERS TO MISS ******* LETTER I. Olney, September 8, 1779. My dear Child, I Was glad of your letter, for we were just thi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217606946

ISBN - 13:9780217606943

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