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1868 Excerpt: ... "born again;" that Christ Jesus came into the
world to 'teave sinners, of whom I am chief; " that personal faith
in him is essential tosalvation; that the Holy Spirit alone can
cleanse the heart and guide the life aright; in a word, that faith
and not morality, holiness and not culture, is the thing to be
aimed at and striven for as the grand prerequisite to life and
heaven. The Shannons, Or From Darkness To Light, by Martha
Farquharson, (Presbyterian Publication Committee) traces the story
of a family in the country, rescued and raised from the degradation
entailed by intemperance, united to ignorance and irreligion,
through the influence of Christian love and labor. The story is
well told, and is full of incitements to hopeful and persevering
effort for the reformation and salvation even of the least
promising. The same publishers send us several excellent little
books belonging to their "SundaySchool Library," entitled, The Bird
And The Arrow, with the Buy that did not like Work; The Pet Lamb,
And Lamrs Of The Flock; Wild Roses, by Cousin Sue; The Cliff Hut,
or the Fortunes of a Fisherman's Family; Carrie's Peaches, or
Forgive Your Enemies; and Or. Leslie's Boys. Also The New York
Needle-Woman, a companion volume lo the ."hoe-Binders of New York,"
and by the same author, is a graphic sketch of one phase of our
city life. The author has hit on a rich vein, and shows a
disposition and capacity to work it to advantage. Girding On The
Armor, by the author of the "Win and Wear " series. (Carter b
Brothers). For vivaci'y of style and tact and soundness in
teaching, the volumes of this series can scarcely be excelled. They
have given the author a place among the most gifted and useful of
our writers for the young. H...
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