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The Faithful Promiser

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Published: 1858
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,961 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 829
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 Masterís Table,'' which may serve to help the thoughts in the hour of closet meditation, or the season of sorrow.

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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

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