The Beauties of the Evangelical Magazine, Volume 1

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 358 pages
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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. 1803. Excerpt: ... houshold of Faith! Pray give my love to our pastor; am forry I have not heard from him, as a letter from him and you would be very acceptable to me and my brethren with me, who I believe are godly men, and have been of great fervice to me; we are feven in number. Letters com-: often to this ship, but none to me: yours was the last I received, dated December, '97'.--The Lord be with you and yours, and keep you in a land os libarty, there to enjoy the fruits of your labours, and tout under your own vine and sigtree, none making you afraid!--You know I am brought here by my own rash and inconfiderate conduct; but I hope I shall yet once more be brought to worship with you and my family around me, in my own land; mean time I beg to be remembered to all my friends; shall be glad to hear of their welfare, and that the Lord may be with them all is the prayer of Yours fincerely, J. W. P. S. I have fent to none but you--therefore if you hear of my wife, or my father and mother, let them know I am yet fpared as a monument of mercy. We put into St. Augustin's Bay, Sicily, September 16th and left it 21st, fo here we got water and fresh beef, which we greatly wanted, as we were on fhort allowance, and the wind not fair. Dear fir, my dear children cost me many an unhappy hour; let me know where they are, and how they do: the Lord forgive me for leaving them!--Got fafe into Gibraltar 18th October, after a very long and bad voyage; but the Lord, who orders all things, has brought us to port. We have been fhort of every thing since the action, as you will fuppofe. I believe this ship will come to England foon, as she is a proper wreck. ON UNION WITH CHRIST. THE union of a believer with Christ is fo intimate, fo unalterable, fo rich in privilege, fo powerful in influence, ...

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