Testimony for the Church, Number 12 (1867)

"What brings sickness of body and mind to nearly all, is dissatisfied feelings and discontented repinings. They have not God, they have not the hope which reaches to that within the vail, which is as an anchor to the soul both sure and steadfast. All with this hope will purify themselves even as he is pure, and will not have the restless longings, the repinings, the discontent, the lack of love, the continual looking for evil and brooding over borrowed trouble, having a

time of trouble

beforehand, with anxiety stamped upon every feature with no consolation but a continual, fearful looking for of some dreadful evil.

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