A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females eBook

Harvey Newcomb
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 262 pages of information about A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females.

Self-Examination, 238

Danger of Neglecting it,                                           238
Assurance Attainable,                                              239
Witness of the Spirit,                                             239

Objects, 241

1.  To discover Sin,                                                241
Questions for Saturday Evening,                                    243
"     for Sabbath Evening,                                     244
Questions for every Evening,—­(several sets,)                      245
(1.) When Time is limited,                                         245
(2.) For Ordinary Occasions,                                       246
(3.) Dr. Doddridge’s Questions,                                    247
(4.) When you have more Time than usual,                           248
2.  To ascertain why Prayer is not answered,                        251
3.  As to the Cause of Afflictions,                                 253
4.  Whether we are Christians,                                      253

Am I a Christian?—­Questions, 255

(1.) As to Views of Sin, 255 (2.) Of the Government of God, 256 (3.) Faith in Christ, 257 (4.) Love to God, 258 (5.) Christian Character in General, 260 5.  Preparation for the Lord’s Table, 262 Questions, 262

Conclusion, 264

APPENDIX.

A Course of Reading,                                            267
I. Sacred History,                                                 267
Profane History,                                                267
II.  Christian Doctrine,                                             268
III.  Biography,                                                      268
IV.  Miscellaneous,                                                  268

LETTERS, &c.

LETTER I.

The Christian’s Mark.

“Forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”—­PHIL. 3:13, 14.

MY DEAR SISTER,

Ever since the death of our dear mother, I have felt a deep interest in your welfare.  And your being left, while young, in a measure dependent upon me, has increased my affection for you.  You have now left my roof, to sojourn among strangers.  You have little knowledge of the world, and your religious experience has been short.  I trust, therefore, you will cordially receive a few hints from one whose fraternal affection has been strengthened by many peculiar circumstances, and who, for many years, has not ceased to remember you in his prayers.

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