Lincoln the Comforter

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Priv. Print. Herald Press, 1916 - 32 strán (strany)

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Strana 11 - While I draw this fleeting breath, When mine eyes shall close in death, When I soar to worlds unknown, See Thee on Thy judgment throne ; Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee.
Strana 11 - Nothing in my hand I bring ; Simply to thy cross I cling ; Naked, come to Thee for dress ; Helpless, look to Thee for grace ; Foul, I to the Fountain fly ; Wash me, Saviour ! or I die.
Strana 9 - Your faith in Christ is wise and strong ; your hope of a future life is blessed. You are to be congratulated in passing through life so usefully, and into the life beyond so hopefully.' " ' Mr. Lincoln,' said she, ' won't you read a few verses out of the Bible for me ? ' " A member of the family offered him the family Bible. Instead of taking it, he began reciting from memory the twenty-third Psalm, laying...
Strana 31 - Take care of this boy until to-morrow, or longer if the weather is bad, and send the bill to me.
Strana 10 - Let not your heart be troubled ; ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions ; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you; and if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also.
Strana 14 - I was so interested that they could not get me away from them. The man filled me with supreme delight by saying: 'You may have one of those pigs if you can get him home.
Strana 8 - ... be on her deathbed. I may want you for a witness. If you haven't anything else to do I'd like to have you go along." The invitation was promptly accepted. On the way to the farmhouse the lawyer and the printer chatted delightfully, cementing a friendship that was fast ripening into real affection. Arriving at the house, the woman was found to be near her end. With great gentleness Lincoln drew up the document disposing of the property as the woman desired. Neighbors and relatives were present,...
Strana 9 - Now, I have my affairs for this world arranged satisfactorily, I am thankful to say that long before this I have made preparation for the other life I am so soon to enter. I sought and found Christ as my Saviour, who has been my stay and comfort through the years and is now near to me to carry me over the river of death. I do not fear death ; I am really glad that my time has come, for loved ones have gone before me and I rejoice in the hope of meeting them so soon.
Strana 30 - Continuing, he said it was a conflict 35 that could not last forever, and it could have but one ending. It must cease to exist. If during the last twenty years its advocates had held an annual convention to determine upon something they would do in the following year to annoy or incense their opponents, they would have proposed about what they had done, and...
Strana 10 - won't you 18 read a few verses out of the Bible for me?" A member of the family offered him the family Bible. Instead of taking it, he began reciting from memory the twentythird Psalm, laying emphasis upon "Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil, for Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me.

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