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Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyne
by M'Cheyne, Robert Murray, and Bonar, Andrew Alexander (Creator)

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE. TO HEV. R. MACDONALD, BLAIKOOWBIE. Written when first laid aside by that illness which afterwards led to the Jewish Mission. Edinburgh, January l: .'//i, 1839. My Dear Friend, --The very day I received your kind letter, I intended to have written you that you might provide some one to stand in my place on Monday evening next. I am ashamed at not having answered your kind inquiries sooner, but am not very good at the use of the pen, and I have had some necessary letters to write. However, now I come to you. This is Saturday, when you will be busy preparing to feed the flock of God with food convenient. Happy man! It is a glorious thing to preach the unsearchable riches of Christ. We do not value it aright till we are deprived of it; and then Philip Henry's saying is felt to be true--that he would beg all the week in order to be allowed to preach on the Sabbath-day. I have been far from alarmingly ill--my complaint is all unseen, and sometimes unfelt. My heart beats by night and day; but especially by night, too loud and too strong. My medical friends have tried several ways of removing it--hitherto without complete success. As long as it lasts, I fear I shall be unfit for the work of the ministry; but I do hope that God has something more for me to do in the vineyard, and that a little patient rest, accompanied by his blessing, may quiet and restore me. O! my dear friend, I need it all to keep this proud spirit under. Andrew Bonar was noticing the providence of " Elijah in the wilderness" being "my allotted part at our next meet 207 ing. I read it in the congregation the Sabbath after, with an envious feeling in my own heart, though I did not like to express it, that I would now be sent a like day's journey to learn...

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Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyneMemoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyne (Hardcover)
Pub. Date: 2018-11-10
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
Price: $55.49
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Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyneMemoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyne (Hard cover)
Pub. Date: 2018
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
Price: $55.81
Seller: Booksplease, Southport, MERSEYSIDE, GBR
Condition: New.
Notes: Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 416 p.
 
 
 

More About Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert McCheyne by M'Cheyne, Robert Murray, and Bonar, Andrew Alexander (Creator)
 
 
 
Overview

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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE. TO HEV. R. MACDONALD, BLAIKOOWBIE. Written when first laid aside by that illness which afterwards led to the Jewish Mission. Edinburgh, January l: .'//i, 1839. My Dear Friend, --The very day I received your kind letter, I intended to have written you that you might provide some one to stand in my place on Monday evening next. I am ashamed at not having answered your kind inquiries sooner, but am not very good at the use of the pen, and I have had some necessary letters to write. However, now I come to you. This is Saturday, when you will be busy preparing to feed the flock of God with food convenient. Happy man! It is a glorious thing to preach the unsearchable riches of Christ. We do not value it aright till we are deprived of it; and then Philip Henry's saying is felt to be true--that he would beg all the week in order to be allowed to preach on the Sabbath-day. I have been far from alarmingly ill--my complaint is all unseen, and sometimes unfelt. My heart beats by night and day; but especially by night, too loud and too strong. My medical friends have tried several ways of removing it--hitherto without complete success. As long as it lasts, I fear I shall be unfit for the work of the ministry; but I do hope that God has something more for me to do in the vineyard, and that a little patient rest, accompanied by his blessing, may quiet and restore me. O! my dear friend, I need it all to keep this proud spirit under. Andrew Bonar was noticing the providence of " Elijah in the wilderness" being "my allotted part at our next meet 207 ing. I read it in the congregation the Sabbath after, with an envious feeling in my own heart, though I did not like to express it, that I would now be sent a like day's journey to learn...

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  • PID: 15263423199
  • ISBN-13: 9780353202979
  • Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
  • Seller: Alibris
    Condition: New.
    Notes: Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 416 p.