Recollections of a Beloved Mother

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E.A. Gardiner, 1842 - Mothers - 90 pages

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Page 59 - I'LL praise my Maker with my breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
Page 69 - Asleep in Jesus ! peaceful rest Whose waking is supremely blest ! No fear, no woe, shall dim that hour That manifests the Saviour's power. 4 Asleep in Jesus ! oh, for me May such a blissful refuge be : Securely shall my ashes lie, And wait the summons from on high.
Page 61 - When from the dust of death I rise To claim my mansion in the skies, E'en then shall this be all my plea, " Jesus hath lived, and died for me.
Page 76 - But the Scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
Page 28 - Blest Mother ! who, in wisdom's path By her own parent trod, Thus taught her son to flee the wrath, And know the fear, of God : Ah, youth ! like him enjoy your prime ; Begin Eternity in time, Taught by that Mother's Love. That Mother's Love ! — how sweet the name ! What was that Mother's Love...
Page 69 - Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure : for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall : for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ...
Page 53 - I cannot pray, but I sin ; I cannot hear, or preach a sermon, but I sin ; I cannot give an alms, or receive the sacrament, but I sin ; nay, I cannot so much as confess my sins, but my very confessions are still aggravations of them; my repentance needs to be repented of, my tears want washing, and the very washing of my tears needs still to be washed over again with the blood of my^ Redeemer.
Page 6 - Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight : for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Page 34 - Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever : and why ? they are the very joy of my heart.

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