The Faithful Promiser

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1858
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,961 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 824
Added to site: 2008.11.28
mnybks.net#: 22716
Genre: Religion

The following are a few gleanings from the Promise Treasury,--a few crumbs from ''the Master’s Table,'' which may serve to help the thoughts in the hour of closet meditation, or the season of sorrow.

Show Excerpt

y is Thy name, "The Abolisher of Death;" but Thou didst thyself die! Thou hast sanctified the grave by Thine own presence, and divested it of all its terrors. My soul! art thou at times afraid of this, thy last enemy? If the rest of thy pilgrimage-way be peaceful and unclouded, rests there a dark and portentous shadow over the terminating portals? Fear not! When that dismal entrance is reached, He who has "the keys of the grave and of death" suspended at His golden girdle, will impart grace to bear thee through. It is the messenger of peace. Thy Saviour calls thee! The promptings of nature, when, at first, thou seest the darkening waves, may be that of the affrighted disciples, when they said, "It is a spirit, and cried out for fear!" But a gentle voice will be heard high above the storm, "It is I! Be not afraid!" Death, indeed, as the wages of sin, must, even by the believer, be regarded as an enemy. But, oh! blessed thought, it is thy last enemy--the cause of thy last tear. In a few brief

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for The Faithful Promiser by John Ross Macduff - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The King's Daughters
by Emily Sarah Holt
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
The Bhagavad-Gita
by Anonymous
Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
About the Holy Bible
by Robert Green Ingersoll

See more popular titles from this genre.