Skip to main content
Hide Articles List

17 articles on this Page

*manI1(;2$ FUNERAL OF MRS…

,0, § MEMORIAL SERVICES.

News
Cite
Share

,0, § MEMORIAL SERVICES. ere tiiaH AuKust 26th, touching references eeting. e by the speakers who addressed the J'd itt e'd at the Institute, both in the morning jC afternoon, and especially by the senior tlj6 eVen[j course of a short address and in a funeral sermon was delivered by Un -l?n.es-L>avies (of the Congo Institute), fe st, Phillipians i. 21, For to me to live is i^rlss '.T to die is gain." In the course of his M th G Preacber said that the Apostle who fe °tiie eSe w_°rds was at that time a prisoner :ih Co Su?er'n8T bonds for Christ's sake, and Ce r°achinSC'OUS 'mPrisonment was now rtaiiity a crisis, he was filled with un- 'ihU'^ shor^in^ beld in suspense as to what he felt l^eratet] y take place. Whether he would be \¡ OUrs and allowed to continue his missionary ha ^'se^ .ther, after all, he would be called he^enecj a| testimony with blood (as actually Po>lU no, l,h n d°se of' his next imprisonment), 0 tell yet, whichever it might be, he thft 'H stoa ^°'y indifference as to what the future ('a ^tter1" though, if there was any choice in f^r ^esire 't Was that in his inmost soul he had e to"depart and be with Christ, which is IQ For to him to live was Christ, and \v0 deep ?air?-" After entering more fully into the '^n'^cance °f t'le these remarkable ^een j Preacher proceeded to state that it bite s B lIs privilege to be acquainted with the '»fe jU^, es from his earliest childhood. He anci c ed to note carefully her manner of g-iv Versat'on f^orn the time when she ^tnesen ^erse^f UP to Christian service, and HS>y 8hedu with unfeigned joy the noble y'°Ur( e bore to the constraining power of h r eagferness at all times to spend 'be Seem'1 H m ^'s cauSR (ar,d n° other words adequate in which to express °f ber whole life-work), her entire «he i, e forVr° ^er a°d Master, her self- (?iye eld t0 cause, her deep devotion to what Hoi' ^nd evt duty, her patience in suffering Put t,e^earteHni Persecution) for His sake, her Sr band OVe,for the work to which she had rn6Ele eff0rt aud_in doing what she could in the ^PpaS °f th°* &VnK t'ie G°sPe' to Africa by ^tte ^it to Jn "cans themselves, as was so 'he l0n \vL. ,n the constant care and untiring ^horL°Ung aT- S^e manifested in the welfare of ^ticj sbe ty n9an students at the Institute, to V •• N0 J?8 ln truth as a mother in a strange POSH 'a of 6N seemed to him to convey tLe» pr,a than these words of the 11 rt?' ^Pha" t0 ^er to bve was Christ." He i,^t 1"1} she j; ^be Omega of her existence. a ^ain^!ng SQVe His service she has died, and, Posn' If t' Sl'rely death to her is a great '^en6' 's "f5 u w^tb Christ, as with the ^'°0e be>" biar then that henceforth is ^rjw^ith thnSS0t^ P°rtion. The loss remains hnc.kSe bave been left behind (her 0 Were ,a ^er bttle children), and with •n any way connected with her, either by ties of relation or work. She has every- thing to gain. "She has fought a good fight, she has finished her course, she has kept the faith, henceforth is laid up for her a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the Righteous Judge, shall give her at that day." "She hath done what she could," and is now gone to receive her rich reward. No eulogy of ours can ever now reach her ears, though her praise be upon every lip it matters little, hers now is the infinitely more precious approbation of her Lord and Master,—"Well done, good and faithful servant. Enter thou into the joy of thy Lord." For her to live was Christ, and to die an eternal gain-

OLD COLWYN.

CONWAY.

Advertising

Advertising

The Church Bazaar at Riviere's.

Advertising

THE MAYOR OF CONWAY AT THE…

THE FINANCIAL RESULT OF THE…

This Evening's Confetti Fete…

Public Works Loans.

Correspondence.

Advertising

CONWAY.

The Church Bazaar at Riviere's.

CONWAY.