Prayers, With a Discourse on Prayer. 2nd Series
by George Dawson

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More About Prayers, With a Discourse on Prayer. 2nd Series by George Dawson

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. 1882 Excerpt: ...when we lie down to the quiet sleep of death we shall know no fear. Thou hast taken thought for us, and all will be well. Thus, then, we will trust in Thee, and we shall never be confounded. We trust in Thee! Night by night dost Thou not work for us in the silence of our sleep? In the hush and in the darkness, when the busy hands lie still, when the strong will moves us not, and the pulses of our inner life do rest, still Thy mighty world moves on. At its appointed time the sunlight dawns again, the flowers unfold, the birds sing their morning hymn, and when we unclose our eyes, lo! what hast Thou done for us in the glory and the beauty of this newly-awakened earth! While we lay still, how Thou didst work! while we knew not of it, how this earth which Thou hast given to us has been clothed by Thee in the glow and splendour of the spring! Dost Thou, O Father, care for us thus tenderly in our nightly sleep, and shall we not trust Thee that when the deep slumber of death falls upon us, Thou wilt still take thought for us, and make ready for our awakening into that eternal world which Thou hast prepared for us? So, then, we will lie down to our long sleep gladly and quietly, content that, while we rest in God's-acre, men shall come and go around us, and our memory be forgotten, and the great pulse of nature go beating on, though we no longer feel it. For even as the world is new created day by day for those who live and move and have their being upon it, so in the upper world Thou wilt work for us, Thy sleeping ones, and make ready for us the glorious new life to which one day we shall wake.--Amen. A LMIGHTY! we give Thee thanks that we can declare with Thy servant of old that "Our hope is in Thee." Thou hast led us these many years, but too often we ...

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  • PID: 17425255733
  • ISBN-13: 9780559562464
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Seller: Revaluation Books
    Description: 336 pages. 10.00x7.50x0.76 inches. This item is printed on demand.
    Condition: New