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Gems for the King's Crown: Or, a Pastor's Reminiscences with Anxious Inquirers

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Gems for the King's Crown: Or, a Pastor's Reminiscences with Anxious Inquirers

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    R. E. Rose (Author)
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ... be better, I hope.' He replied, with fortitude and resignation--'No, never: I have had enough of this world--I want to be gone. Oh, Jack, what will become of your poor soul? You have been a wild one, like me!' Finding his strength and voice failing, he turned to me, and locking my hand in the hand of his companion, most beseechingly said--'Now, Mr., tell him what you have been telling me. Will you read it to me again?' Truly it was a sight over which angels might well rejoice, to see the tears fall from the eyes of these hardened ones, as I dwelt upon the Saviour's words, 'Ye must be born again.' Prayer from this time was his cbief pleasure, and its chief subject, '0 Lord, do change my wicked heart.' Night and day this was the burden of all his desires. This breathing of his soul was fully answered, and at length his hope was radiant with the light of immortality, and he desired to depart and to be with Christ. At my last visit I drew near to his bedside, and inquired, 'Do you love Jesus?' He was very weak, and his voice almost reduced to a whisper: but, gathering up all his strength, he firmly grasped my hand, and said--'Yes, Mr., I do! I do!' During my prayer he repeatedly exclaimed, 'Blessed Jesus!' He lived two days longer, bearing testimony to the power and grace of God to save the 'chief of sinners.' At length he quietly breathed his soul into the hands of his Saviour--another brand plucked from the burning, and a precious trophy in the Eedeemer's crown. In this man's case, a long course of abandoned conduct had annihilated the least particle of hope in any righteousness of his own. His situation was clearly desperate, but for the free gift of pardon by the death and resurrection of a righteous Saviour. Such a report reached his...
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  • R. E. Rose (Author)
  • RareBooksClub.com (12 Oct. 2012)
  • English
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