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By: James Hinton (1822-1875)
Mystery of Pain
This book is addressed to the sorrowful, ... to whom their own or others' pain is a daily burden, upon whose hearts it weighs with an intolerable anguish. I seek to speak to these ; not as a teacher, but as a fellow. Sharing their feeling, and knowing well how vain is the attempt to throw off misery, or to persuade ourselves that life is better than it is, I would fain share with them also some thoughts that have seemed to me capable of casting a bright gleam of light athwart the darkness, and, if they are true, of bringing an immense, an incredible joy out of the very bosom of distress. - Summary by James Hinton
By: James Hudson Taylor (1832-1905)
|A Ribband of Blue And Other Bible Studies|
|Separation and Service or Thoughts on Numbers VI, VII.|
By: James Janeway (1636?-1674)
|Stories of Boys and Girls Who Loved the Saviour A Token for Children|
By: James Kennedy (1815-1899)
|Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|
By: James Kerr (1847-1905)
|The Covenants And The Covenanters Covenants, Sermons, and Documents of the Covenanted Reformation|
By: James M. Oxley (1855-1907)
|Bert Lloyd's Boyhood A Story from Nova Scotia|
By: James Morris Whiton (1833-1920)
|Miracles and Supernatural Religion|
By: James Patrick
|Evangelists of Art Picture-Sermons for Children|
By: James Stalker (1848-1927)
|The Life of St. Paul|
|The Trial and Death of Jesus Christ A Devotional History of our Lord's Passion|
|The Preacher and His Models The Yale Lectures on Preaching 1891|
By: James [Editor] O'Leary
|The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick Including the Life by Jocelin, Hitherto Unpublished in America, and His Extant Writings|
By: Jane M. (Jane Marie) Bancroft (1847-1932)
|Deaconesses in Europe and their Lessons for America|
By: Jean Finot (1858-1922)
|Modern Saints and Seers|
By: Jean Guibert (1857-1914)
On the Exercises of Piety
In this book, Father Jean Guibert of the Society of St. Sulpice shows how piety permeates the spiritual life in mental and vocal prayer, in the sacraments, in various devotions, in spiritual reading, in the examination of one's conscience, and in spiritual retreats. This book is the sequel to Father Guibert's On Piety, wherein he explains the nature of piety and its effects. Both books bear an imprimatur.
Father Jean Guibert of the Society of St. Sulpice served as superior of the Catholic Institute of Paris. He wrote this short book, which bears an imprimatur, for both those who practice piety and those who disdain it. As noted in the preface to this book, the practice of piety has many advantages. The pious person is drawn into closer contact with God, his heart is purified and made glad, his mind is enlightened, his will is strengthened, and his zeal to love God and neighbor is enkindled. In Part I (Chapters 1-11), Father Guibert discusses the nature of piety, and in Part II (Chapters 12-18), he enumerates its fruits...
By: Jean Toomer (1894-1967)
|An Interpretation of Friends Worship|
By: Jean-Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1794-1872)
History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume 1
The History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, by Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné, is a classic work on the great events that re-opened the Christian gospel to a needy world. It tells of how the twenty-year-old Martin Luther, browsing through books in the library at the University of Erfurt, takes down from the shelf a particular volume that has caught his interest. He has never seen anything like it. It is a Bible! He is astonished to find in this volume so much more than the fragments of gospels and epistles that were selected for public reading in churches...
History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume 2
The History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, by Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné, is a classic work on the great events that re-opened the Christian gospel to a needy world. The author was a Swiss Protestant pastor. He was also a historian with a great understanding of the Bible, along with a broad and deep knowledge of the Reformation.D’Aubigné tells the story of outstanding people who had a love for God and his word, and who dared to present biblical truths which had been obscured for centuries...
By: Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon
Autobiography of Madame Guyon
Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (commonly known as Madame Guyon) (April 13, 1648 – June 9, 1717) was a French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism. Quietism was considered heretical by the Roman Catholic Church, and she was imprisoned from 1695 to 1703 after publishing a book on the topic, A Short and Easy Method of Prayer. This translation is by Thomas Taylor Allen was first published in 1897. Allen’s dates are unknown.
A Short and Easy Method of Prayer
Originally published in 1685, Madame Guyon’s A Short and Easy Method of Prayer is considered a classic of Christian mysticism, influencing great writers and speakers such as John Wesley and Charles Spurgeon. In it, Madame Guyon carefully and briefly sets out her ‘unmethodical method’ by which any and all can commune with God at any time and under any circumstances.
|Letters of Madam Guyon|
By: Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646)
Treatise of Earthly-mindedness
Of Earthly-mindedness, Wherein is shewed, 1. What Earthly-mindedness is. 2. The Evils of Earthly-mindedness. 3. Several Convincements of Earthly-mindedness. 4. Several Reasons of Earthly-mindedness. 5. Considerations to take off the heart from Earthly-mindedness. 6. Directions how to get our hearts free from Earthly-mindedness.
By: Jeremiah Chaplin (1813-1886)
|The Riches of Bunyan Selected from His Works|
By: Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667)
Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying
Written by a Church of England clergyman in the time of Cromwell, this work is praised for both its style and content. Taylor's work was much admired by John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, for its devotional quality; and by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, and Edmund Gosse for its literary qualities.Holy Dying is meant to instruct the reader in the "means and instruments" of preparing for a blessed death, written in a time when death was a constant companion to life and not to be encountered without being ready for it. It assumes illness and a death-bed, with recommended meditations and prayers for the sick, the family, and the clergyman attending to the dying one.
By: Jerry McAuley (1839-1884)
Transformed; or, the History of a River Thief, Briefly Told
Jerry McAuley gives a testimony of his transformation from one of the wickedest men to ever live to being saved and a life of helping others do the same.
By: Jesse Benedict Carter (1872-1917)
|The Religion of Numa And Other Essays on the Religion of Ancient Rome|
By: Jesse Lyman Hurlbut (1843-1930)
Hurlbut's Story of the Bible
As a parent, many of us would like our children to be familiar with our sacred books, no matter to which religion or faith we belong. However, very young children may find the language and the ideas quite difficult to assimilate. Yet the stories are so memorable and valuable that we want our children to know them as early as possible. Published in 1905, Hurlbut's Story of The Bible – 1 is a wonderful compilation of some of the most important and delightful stories to be found in both the Old and New Testaments...
Hurlbut's Life of Christ For Young and Old
Hurlbut's Life of Christ For Young and Old is a detailed, chronological presentation of the life of Christ, relying heavily on quoted portions of Scripture/ Rev. Hurlbut makes the gospel story accessible for the reader as each episode and teaching is presented as natural dialog. The Life of Christ is a worthy companion to his larger multi-volume Story of the Bible. These are true classics of Christian literature. - Summary by Larry Wilson
By: Jessie E. Sampter (1883-1938)
Blessings for Chanukah
volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Blessings for Chanukah by Jessie E. Sampter. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 9, 2018. ------ Jessie Sampter was a Jewish educator, poet, and Zionist pioneer. She was born in New York City and immigrated to Palestine in 1919. In her twenties, she joined the Unitarian Church and began writing poetry. Her poems and short stories emphasized her primary concerns: pacifism, Zionism, and social justice. - Summary by Wikipedia