Work, Or, Plenty to Do and how to Do it

Paperback | May 12, 2012

byMargaret Maria Gordon

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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. 1854 Excerpt: ...carned out, we believe that in few cases will it fail of ultimate success; for it is God's will that these little ones should be thus trained to an early and joyful service for Him. Much honour is put upon children on earth. Not only is praise ordained out of the mouths of babes and sucklings, but our Lord says, "Whosoever receiveth one such little child in my name, receiveth Me." Much honour is put upon them in Heaven, where,--as we are told for a motive in our conduct towards them,--they always see the face of God Let us not then wonder at the influence which in their simplicity they exert over the proudest intellect. One day a little girl of four years old was playing unobserved in a corner of the room, when it was remarked of a gentleman who had just gone out, that he was an infidel. " What is an infidel, mama?" said little Mary. Her mother gave her an explanation suited to her age. She said nothing, Matt, xviii. 10. but was very thoughtful. The next day the gentleman, to whom she was much attached, returned, and, to his astonishment, his little friend refused to speak to him, and shrank from his usual caresses. He inquired the reason, and she answered firmly, " Because you are an infidel." " What is an infidel?" he said, to try her. " One who does not believe in God, heaven, or hell." The arrow had sped, and he went home to think. The result was his conversion to Christianity. Truly that child's mother must have had a thankful heart. A case of this kind may be an exception; for it is not often that the young are the visible teachers of the old, but many and wonderful are the trains of influence which unconsciously they spread around,--many the flowers and the pleasant fruits that spring up from the seed...

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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. 1854 Excerpt: ...carned out, we believe that in few cases will it fail of ultimate success; for it is God's will that these little ones should be...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217420516

ISBN - 13:9780217420518

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