Daniel Muir [Sr.]


Daniel and Emma [Muir]


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[2]We have all his Wisdom righteousness. Sanctification & redemption from Sin. Yea Jesus Christ is gifted to us with all his fullness of grace to Save us and preserve us eternally. [yea?] by that gift we are made heirs of god & joint heirs with Christ. yea we are made clean from Sin and Kept clean from it ever more and not by the work of the law. the law is fulfilled in us who walk not after the flesh but after the Spirit, for the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of Sin and death. First he Jesus. cleanses us from Sin and then keeps us from Sin ever more by his own power. while he was Suffering for our Sins on the cross he was brusing the Serpent the devils head yea it was then he conquered our bodies of the flesh Sin and the world. If it were possible our enemies would deceive the very elect.[3]If I did not believe gods Standard with all my heart I could not love god and the things of god with all my heart but thanks be to god I do believe every word in it. Seeing I can do nothing good of my Self. at any time when my mind is drawn away with the things of time the fire of love to god loses its heat. and the degree of joy is lessend then I soon perceive my loss & suddenly I cry out Lord come to thy place in my heart again fore I fear all things else but loss compared with thee then I get to my good treashure again and my Soul is Safe and [happy?] again. I cannot be happy with out constant fellowship with god I like Christian Christian fellowship but there is very little of it. But thank god he hath made the way clear for those who loves to walk wherein [Straite?] is the gate and [narrow?] the way that leadeth unto life & few there is that walk therein.


Jefferson, Ark.

Date Original

1882 Apr 1


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Reel 04, Image 0812

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