The Village Sunday School eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 37 pages of information about The Village Sunday School.
clasping them together, seemed by her motions to commend her soul to Jesus.  O!  I shall never forget that scene:  there lay the dying saint before my face,—­it was the solemn, still hour of midnight—­the calm serene without beautifully harmonized with the scene within.  The virgin was ready, with her lamp trimmed, and the cry came, ’Behold the bridegroom cometh; go ye forth to meet him,’ The summons was obeyed, and the faithful servant entered into the joy of her Lord.

“As regards my own feelings, I was without agitation; and that sweet, sweet peace, which is the peculiar property of the people of God, kept my heart and mind:  but when the spirit had fled I felt a little excitement, and could have disturbed the house by shouting her dying word, Glory!

“She selected a verse for the funeral sermon; it is the last in the seventh of Revelation:  ’For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters; and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.’”


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