Woman Our Angel; A Novel

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byAzel Stevens Roe

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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.1866 Excerpt: ... "I would, sir, most gladly." "Did it ever occur to you that we are not in a normal state? that by our fall, the heart has not only become corrupt, but our mental vision obscured?" "Yes, sir, but why has this been allowed to take place? Could not the same power that created man have kept him from falling?" "Would man, under such circumstances, have been an independent being?" "Not in an absolute sense." "Not in the sense that God designed. Could a father know how his child would act, so long as the parental guardianship was maintained in its strict watch and care? In order that the true character of any individual may be fully developed, must he not be in circumstances to act without restraint?" "That is true, sir; but would a father who loves his child place him in circumstances that he knew would be too powerful for his moral nature to contend against, and therefore by an inevitable necessity he must be corrupted?" "No, my dear sir, no loving father would thus act, and therefore we may feel assured that our heavenly Father did not thus act in reference to our race. If we receive the Scripture as a revelation from God, we must believe that Love is the essence of His character; that manifestation runs through the whole of it, do you not think so?" "That is the declarative record, I know." "Is there no positive manifestation of it even one side of revelation?" "There is doubtless a manifestation of it, but there is also a development of evil which our reason tells us must be under divine control, and therefore permitted; and why permitted"' "Now my dear young friend, you have touched a point that brings out the peculiar difficulty under which you labor. You would fain look behind the curtain and pry into secrets which God has not seen fit to reveal, and which...

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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.1866 Excerpt: ... "I would, sir, most gladly." "Did it ever occur to you that we are not in a normal state? that by our fall, the heart has not on...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217908640

ISBN - 13:9780217908641

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