the life and letters of mrs phoebe palmer

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. DOMESTIC LIFE. SELDOM, if ever, has there beeu a more perfect union than that between Mrs. Pallner and her husband—a union " converting each mto the other," endearing both in free, joyous, and mutual service,—" a typo of the union between the Church and her Lord." . While on a visit to Baltimore, October 1st, 1838, she gave the loving tribute to her husband here transcribed. My Dearest Earthly Treasure : Can we ever cease to be grateful, or ever withhold the undivided sacrifice of our hearts and lives from Him who has made us of one heart and mind ? Oh, how my soul melts iu view of such a precious gift, such a companion. I need not say it was beyond my deserts. It came, as does all my mercies, from the hand of Infinite Beneficence. Did you think, on Friday last, of the circumstances of that day eleven years ago ? It was then, beloved bosom companion, that we were given to the embrace of each other, to journey on together through the pilgrimage of life. And thus far we are on our way! May we not say from the retrospect—"Goodness and mercy have followed us." The sweets derived from mere earthly friendship, where twin hearts are cemented in love, are insignificant, in comparison with the happiness possessed by those, whom heaven, in the plenitnde of its goodness, in every sense has made One. It is not in the power of time to place a limit to the felicities of those thus circumstanced. As a renewed thank offering, shall we not endeavor to get nearer to the throne than ever, and seek to have the Spirit's seal more deeply engraved? To the glory of God, I can say that this is my ceaseless en- deavor. I believe I grow in grace daily, and my power to-exercise faith on the Sou of God increases. I have had some Mj;' nalmanifestations of its power to preva... --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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