Daniel Muir [Sr.]
Daniel and Emma [Muir]
Paul could not get of the way of righteousness by the law of Moses till Jesus Christ stoped him saying Paul why persecutest thou me then he Paul preached Christ crucified for the Sins of all men for he tasted death for all men. though mercy & free grace. not of works least any man should boast. So the apostles and those who believed through their ministry was commanded to go into all the world & preach Christ crucified for the Sins of all men for their original and actual Sins from their birth untill their death. No wonder at the true believers loving the [3?] one god for he tasted death for every man so that none need fear about having been missed or lost sight of by god. Gods word is all true it says cursed is the man that trusteth in man. Kings. or guids. but if man believes all gods word and obeysit by gods grace he shall never die. God says it. —I think god has sent me here being suitable for my old age & infirmities. my health is very good Please write me soon. give my love to the family. Yours in Christ Jesus. Daniel Muir.Jefferson Arkansas 1882 April 1stDear Daniel and Emma my childrenMargret told me you wished me to write you a letter. when Jesus Christ our dear Saviour asked water to drink of the Samariten woman at the well. She said the jews have no dealings with the Samaritens. So why askest thou water of me. Jesus Said If thou hadest known who it is that asketh water of thee thou woudst have asked of him living water and thou would not thirst again. bu[illegible] would have been a well of water springing up in your heart to eternal life. For water is a figure of the Holy Ghost which is given to true believers yea a love to god which no water can quench throughout the countless ages of time and throughout eternity also. For Jesus Christ is made of God unto us wisdom. righteousness. Sanctification. and redemption that is the gift of god to us poor Sinners. it is all we need &
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