“In His Steps”, Reading #4

by Charles Sheldon Did you know, In His Steps was first published in 1896, by the Chicago Advance?  It was first released as as series (like we’re doing here.) ________________________________________________ Chapter 2   Henry Maxwell and a group of his church members remained some time in the study. The man lay on the couch thereContinue reading ““In His Steps”, Reading #4″

“In His Steps”, Reading #3

The sermon had come to a close. Mr. Maxwell had just turned the half of the big Bible over upon his manuscript and was about to sit down as the quartet prepared to arise to sing the closing selection,  “All for Jesus, all for Jesus, All my being’s ransomed powers”  when the entire congregation was startledContinue reading ““In His Steps”, Reading #3″

“In His Steps”, Reading #2

“Did you finish your sermon, Henry?” his wife asked after a pause.  “Yes, all done. It has been a very busy week with me. The two sermons have cost me a good deal of labor.”  “They will be appreciated by a large audience, Sunday, I hope,” replied his wife smiling. “What are you going toContinue reading ““In His Steps”, Reading #2″

“In His Steps”, Reading #1

In His Steps, by Charles Sheldon Chapter 1 For hereunto were ye called; because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow in his steps.” ________________ It was Friday morning and the Rev. Henry Maxwell was trying to finish his Sunday morning sermon. He had been interrupted several times andContinue reading ““In His Steps”, Reading #1″