Letters and Conversational Remarks

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S. Whiting & Company, theological and classical booksellers, Paul & Thomas, printers, 1811 - English letters - 187 pages

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Page 67 - Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
Page 99 - Go your way and tell John what things ye have seen and heard : the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up...
Page 118 - But, oh ! no foe invades the bliss, When glory crowns the Christian's head ; One view of Jesus as he is Will strike all sin for ever dead.
Page 127 - And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they went up into heaven in the cloud; and their enemies beheld them. 13 And in that hour there was a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell; and there were killed in the earthquake seven thousand persons : and the rest were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
Page 64 - blessed are they who have not seen, and yet have believed ;" for, be sure, if we thus act, we shall, through God's grace, be gradually endued with the spirit of His holy fear. We shall in time, in our mode of talking and acting, in our religious services and our daily conduct, manifest, not with constraint and effort, but...
Page 127 - Christ crucified, and leave temporal concerns in - the hands of him whose counsel shall stand, and who will do all his pleasure.
Page 69 - As face answereth to face in a glass, so the heart of man to man...
Page 138 - I am just now retired from the noise of drums, of oaths, and dying groans. I am to return in a few minutes to the field of battle, and wrapping myself up in the arms of Omnipotence, I believe myself no less safe as to every valuable purpose, than if sitting in your ladyship's closet.
Page 175 - How can he be both ? He is so great, Sir, that the heaven of heavens cannot contain him, and so little that he can dwell in my heart.
Page 101 - We need not go far from home to find people no less ignorant of spiritual things, no less unconcerned about their souls, than the heathens in Africa or Otaheite. We are encouraged, yea we are commanded to pray, that the Lord of the harvest would send forth more faithful labourers, for as yet they are but few, compared with the extensive wilds at home and abroad. I have received a letter from B***, dated, I think, the 27th August.

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