'The gates ajar' [by E.S. Phelps] critically examined, by a dean

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Hatchards, 1871 - Future life - 62 pages

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Page 59 - Jesus, whom having not seen we love ; in whom, though now we see him not, yet believing, we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, receiving the end of our faith, the salvation of our souls,
Page 39 - Sun, and sky, and breeze, and solitary walks, and summer holidays, and the greenness of fields, and the delicious juices of meats and fishes, and society, and the cheerful glass, and candlelight, and fireside conversations, and innocent vanities, and jests, and irony itself — do these things go out with life?
Page 29 - I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of Truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth...
Page 12 - He must have gone to Heaven. But I know nothing about Heaven. It is very far off. In my best and happiest days, I never liked to think of it. If I were to go there, it could do me no good, for I should not see Roy. Or if by chance I should see him standing up among the grand, white angels, he would not be the old dear Roy. I should grow so tired of singing ! Should long and fret for one little talk, — for I never said good by, and — I will stop this.
Page 24 - I mean to say that if there is such a thing as common sense, you will talk with Roy as you talked with him here, — only not as you talked with him here...
Page 14 - Did she ever hear the exclamation of one under a darker dispensation, who nevertheless could say, ' Whom have I in heaven but Thee ? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee?

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