Excerpt from The Beauties of Hervey: Consisting of Selections From His Theological and Moral Works
Afflictions, when sanctified, are real bless ings: they work humility, and wean from the world; they teach us to pour out, not our words only, but our very souls, before God in ... prayer; and create an ardent desire after that inheritance in heaven, which is incorruptible and immortal; after those mansions of peace, where sorrow and sighing ¿ee away.
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