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The Persecuted Family; A Narrative of the Sufferings of the Presbyterians in the Reign of Charles II. (Paperback) Loot Price: R213
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The Persecuted Family; A Narrative of the Sufferings of the Presbyterians in the Reign of Charles II. (Paperback): Robert Pollok
The Persecuted Family; A Narrative of the Sufferings of the Presbyterians in the Reign of Charles II. (Paperback): Robert Pollok

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The Persecuted Family; A Narrative of the Sufferings of the Presbyterians in the Reign of Charles II. (Paperback)

Robert Pollok

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PERSECUTED FAMILY. CHAPTER I. "There stands the messenger of truth: there stands The legate of the skies His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. In doctrine uncorrupt; in language plain, And plain in manner; decent, solemn, chaste And natural in gesture; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men." Cowper. The Rev. Mr. James Bruce, the head of that family whose lives we are briefly to record, was the youngest son of a very respectable gentleman in the upper district of Lanarkshire. In his boyhood he gave such indications of superior talent, and love of piety and learning, as induced his father to educate him for the ministry. During the course of his studies in the university of Glasgow, James applied himself to the various branches of education which were then taught, with an assiduity and success, which proved that his father was no ways wrong in the profession he had chosen for his son. In divine literature, to which the pious bent of his mind, as well as his future views, directed him chiefly, his progress was extremely rapid, and his acquirements solid and extensive. Of controversial theology he was by no means ignorant: although his mild and peaceful mind delighted itself especially in contemplating the plain truths of the Bible, and how they might be impressed with the happiest effects, on the souls of men. The New Testament he read continually; and his heart was warmed with its love, and his soul fashioned to its precepts. As his judgment was sound, so his feelings were strong. The history of our Saviour's life, and sufferings, and death, made a most extraordi...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Robert Pollok
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9314-0
Barcode: 9781459093140
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-4590-9314-3

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