William Reid


John Muir


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and tremble, their belief is of no account to them, Romans X1. 4. What then, Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for but the election hath obtained it and the rest were blinded, Satin the enemy of souls is always busy. it is a great delight to him to see people unconserned for their spiritual welfare, and is doing all he can to make them worse and worse. We have great reason to watch pray that we be not carried away by his craft- iness for he is a cunning Serpent and will even become as an [Awel?] of Light to carry on his plans to deceive men and to ruin them forever, we should pray for ourselves and for one another to the great God who alone is able to keep us from being tempted to sin, it is him alone that can give us that peace and quietness of mind which we need at the trying hour of death, when we shall have to leave this world, and appear before our God no more at present 00233


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Date Original

1858 Apr


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 16.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0045

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