Daniel Muir


[Daniel H. Muir]


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And as I do not believe it right to be of any particular sect or party but a member of Jesus Christs Believing body. I claim a right to converse or have fellowship with any of them few or many feeding Christs Sheep & Lambs & inviting all that comes in my way to come to Jesus Christ & be Saved with out money & without price and I having full faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and as a witness of that . My God hath filled my heart full of his Holy Spirit So that I can [ Speak?] from a heart filled with true love to god & man The Holy Spirit is with me all the time and puts words in my mouth just the kind I need & as I need them. I have great happiness & pleasure in the Lords work. Taking Our great Market three times in the week where thousa- nds of people meet. & preaching from House [deleted: to house] to house & have Thousands of times more work more than I can do. O that the Lord would send more labourers into his harvest field. [3] [2]Dear Daniel I do love you as I do all my children & your Dear mother as I love my own Soul and I love all their ofspring and loveth indeed all that my Heavenly Father for like Paul I am indeted to all men the debt of love. how can a true Believer do anything else for we will all soon be with each other in glory and the Sooner the better when it is the Lords time. for this world is a battlefield all the time the Saints against the world. but greater is he that is with us then all he that is with the world against us. our Jesus has already defeated the devil the world. & the flesh. they may threaten us but our God hath all controll over our enemies & he will keep us as the apple of his eye . none can pluck us out of either his Fathers hand or his. But we must not trust to anything but only on himself for everlasting life and all the grace we need here [2]


Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Date Original

[ca. 1874]


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Reel 03, Image 0247

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