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A Brief Account of the Life and Death of Abraham Butcher; With Some of His Letters and Poetry (Paperback) Loot Price: R272 Discovery Miles 2 720
A Brief Account of the Life and Death of Abraham Butcher; With Some of His Letters and Poetry (Paperback): Abraham Butcher
A Brief Account of the Life and Death of Abraham Butcher; With Some of His Letters and Poetry (Paperback): Abraham Butcher

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Abraham Butcher

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... such, that God is not ashamed to be called their God: may He so help us all our days, and finally deliver us for His name's sake, So prays your Affectionate Brother, ABRAHAM BUTCHER. 10, OXFORD TERRACE, Siddal, Halifax, May 5th, 1883, My Dear Brother, I feel that I ought to have written to you before this, but 'tis difficult often times with me to know how or what to write, for I invariably find such opposition arise in my mind that I am at a loss to know how to put two sentences together, and then I put it off and think I shall be better able to do so at another time, but alas, I find that is not the case; for I generally have to begin with nothing to say, and sometimes I have found my nothingness to be the beginning of something that has made my pen run alone far beyond my expectation and sometimes I have felt it good to convey my thoughts to you, knowing you are no stranger to the workings of Sin and Satan in our heart. Oh what a mercy my brother that Jesus Chiist came into this world to save sinners, to destroy the works of the Devil, and to deliver poor undone mortals from His infernal power and rage: he is indeed an unwearied enemy. Mr. Hart speaking of pride, which is the very spirit of Satan, says, "It puffs us glad, Torments us sad; Its hold we cannot break." No, no, my brother, our proud hearts tako sides with the devil and listen to his flattery and lies rather than resist him with a steadfast confidence in the God of our salvation, falling down as it were as nothing at His feet that He might be all in all. How true is that scripture where Jesus saith, "without me ye can do nothing." Oh what a hard task tn flesh and blood to be nothing, and to have nothing but weakness, infirmities, and corruptions, which rise up so thick at times that I am afr...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Abraham Butcher
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-69084-5
Barcode: 9781151690845
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-69084-8

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