Thirza; Or, The Attractive Power Of The Cross, From The Germ. [of H. Ball] By E.m. Lloyd

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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. 1842. Excerpt: ... "That is all fable and lies," he muttered in a low tone; "but they say of this fellow just what they choose. Leave off, for there is not a word of truth in the whole story." Thirza, however, encouraged by the forbearance with which he had hitherto listened, said mildly, "May I not read a little more, dear father? We have just come to the narrative of a rich and learned ruler of our own people, which I am sure will interest you. Eliezer was silent, and Thirza proceeded to read the account of our Lord's interview with Nicodemus, and laid special emphasis on the important declaration relative to the new birth. "What is that?" exclaimed her father, turning round abruptly; "read that again." Thirza complied, and he raised himself in bed, listening with the utmost attention. She proceeded to the 14th and 15th verses, where our Lord speaks of the brazen serpent, and then asked him to explain it, as she was not acquainted with the history. He did so. Thirza, in the meantime, turned to the reference given in the margin, and read the 21st verse of the IVth chapter of Numbers. "How is this!" exclaimed he; "Why that is in our law; how comes it to be in the book of the Christians? Give me the book." He took the Bible out of her hand, turned over the leaves, glancing at the Books of Moses, the Psalms, and the Prophets; he then looked at the passage which had so much struck him, and also read the following verse, that precious text of Gospel comfort, "God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life." For some moments he remained absorbed in deep meditation; and then, as if seeing himself at the edge of a precipice, he threw the book on the bed, and turned his face to the wall. Thir...

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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. 1842. Excerpt: ... "That is all fable and lies," he muttered in a low tone; "but they say of this fellow just what they choose. Leave off, for th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217563252

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