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A Handful Of Stars

Auhtor: Frank Boreham

Language: english
Published: 1922

Genres:

non fiction,  short story collection
Downloads: 444
eBook size: 510Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Handful Of Stars':

... soul. William Penn saw the world in his heart that day as he listened to Thomas Loe and, in order that he might overcome it, he embraced the faith ...
... in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify Me-and her heart acquiesced in the conclusion: Surely this is the Word of God.'. In ...
... James Chalmers was one of the truly great missionaries of the world. He was, in all respects, a noble and kingly character.' And so it was whispered ...
... I do than I have ever done.'. He had never tasted a joy to be compared with this. He was able to save those he loved by dying for them. That is precisely ...
... brief sleep, and, seeing his daughter, Mrs. Fisher, sitting reading by his bedside, he asked her the name of the book. 'I am reading one of your own ...
... about a hundred years after the birth of Philip Doddridge, and just about fifty years after his death, that his book, The Rise and Progress of Religion ...
... it was for the Lord's sake, and He has rebuked me. I thought to take upon myself the direction of His affairs but He is wiser than I. I believed ...
... who could weep at the sepulcher of His friend and be touched by a sense of His people's infirmities, was a novelty to that old pagan world. And when ...
... entire outlook upon life, and should affect all our dealings with our fellow men: GOD IS LOVE. In our first home-a country parish in Surrey-three precious ...
... so, Rodney Steele was infallibly converted that day, and that day he entered into peace. VII. When Robert Louis Stevenson settled at Samoa, the ...
... it to fragments. The fire exhibited a thousand fantastic forms it blazed in every conceivable hue and color it roared and shrieked and sputtered ...
... a deep, deep secret and sang a rapturous song. For he reveled, not only in the gifts, but in the Giver. He rejoiced in the Lord and joyed in the God ...
... to preach the gospel. He announced as his theme the words: The blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, cleanseth us from all sin. Whilst the evangelist still ...
... Faraday concluded his lecture was the hour of the week-night prayer-meeting. That meeting he never neglected. And, under cover of the cheering and ...
... brilliant authoress had drifted away from that simple and majestic faith which she so tenderly portrays. Indeed, I have sometimes fancied that she wrote ...
... He reminded himself that, for Esau, there was no place for repentance and he felt that there was none for him. The scale in which he laid his despair ...
... Milan as Chaplain-General to the Patriotic Legion. A little later, however, a new light broke upon him. He left the church of his fathers and devoted ...
... From Holland it passed into Germany, and, by means of the Moravian Brethren, produced the most amazing missionary movement of all time. From Germany it ...
... Bunyan, with four centuries between. 'Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast save in the death of Christ my God.' cry Francis and Isaac Watts, undivided ...
... Matheson was Scottish Weaver was English. Matheson was a stonemason Weaver was a coal-miner in due course both became evangelists. In some ...