Dear John I have you with a love above or human parantial much I pray for you in the Holy Spirit [illegible] the Lord lade His chasting hand upon me. The Lord Jesus has established me in Himself for ever as my permanent resting place. and has enabled me to cast all my burden upon Him for ever. His will is my will. His grace is sufficient for me & I am perfectly happy in Him. with god’s love shed abroad in my heart by His Holy Spirit all this I have by faith in Jesus Christ who is made of God unto me [wise?] on rightionsness. Sanctification & redemption – To God three in one be all the glory for every Amen The Lord affected me with diarrhea for about 6 or 7 weeks & after that with a gnawing pain in my stomach which could only be checked by cold water cloths digestion was gone & not untill [words marked out] this was corrected could I get my strength from food & now I am getting a little strength from food & can go out [illegible] The Lord has & is doing great things for me & the glory is all His own
God blessing be upon my Son, Your Father D.M.
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 21.5 cm.
Muir, Daniel, "Letter from D[aniel] M[uir] to John Muir, [ca. 1880]." (1880). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 606.
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