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The City Of Refuge

A Novel

by Walter Besant

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsF. S. Wilson (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10520257M
ISBN 100548178607
ISBN 109780548178607
OCLC/WorldCa179779622

Christ is now in the heavenly city, preparing mansions for those who have learned to dwell in Him, the only real City of Refuge, while here on earth. Today, Ellis Island is a museum, preaching silent sermons about times past when people flocked to a bustling New York City in . City of Refuge. About City of Refuge with Bishop Noel Jones. Our chief aim is to glorify the Savior, who is Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us that He might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous for good works. Mailing Address S. San Pedro.


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