The Recollections of Jotham Anderson [Pseud.]

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Christian Register Office, 1824 - Christian life - 118 pages

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Page 12 - For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Page 58 - First seek the Kingdom of God and the righteousness thereof, and all these things (meaning temporal) shall be given you; these words were not spoken to the bishops only, but to all; and the writ, Mr.
Page 8 - It was her practice, also, to seize the moments when my young heart was overflowing with cheerfulness and good-will, to remind me of the Father above, and direct my gratitude to him. Thus his image became associated in my thoughts with all that was gladsome and delightful ; with every satisfaction and every enjoyment. It was mingled with all my remembrances of maternal fondness ; and the love of God grew upon the same branch with the love of my parents. I sought to please him...
Page 2 - THE RECOLLECTIONS JOTHAM ANDERSON, MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL. " 1 have been young, and now am old." "O, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together." AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT. THE following chapters are republished, with very slight alterations, from the "Christian Register," where they first appeared as they were written from week to week. The author has been gratified to learn that they are thought to be of good tendency...
Page 8 - ... beautiful expression of her maternal eye, and feel the kiss, full of affection and piety, with which she closed the service. At such times, she would explain to me the purposes of prayer, and teach me to love the good Being, who gave me father and mother, and made me happy. It was her practice also, to seize the moments when my young heart was overflowing with cheerfulness and good will, to remind me of the Father above, and direct my gratitude to him.
Page 93 - Trinitarianism, though the truth, yet could not be essential to the Christian, for here was a christian without it. This discovery did a great deal to set me a thinking and to enlarge my views. But its best and happiest consequence was, to confirm me in my persuasion, that the great practical and vital principles of our religion are common to all believers. From this persuasion I have never varied.
Page 14 - But we must not weep," said he, bursting into tears, " for she is only going home ; going to be happy, which she has not been here. It would be wrong to mourn, for she is only going to sleep a sweet sleep, and we shall all, by and bye, sleep too, and then shall all rise together, if we have been good.

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