The centenary of Wesleyan Methodism: A brief sketch of the rise, progress and present state of the Wesleyan-Methodist societies throughout the world

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J. Mason, 1839 - 176 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 57 - Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me.
الصفحة 59 - Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms ; And for the testimony of truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse to bear Than violence ; for this was all thy care To stand approved in sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse...
الصفحة 24 - And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above : but there was no breath in them.
الصفحة 8 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of reprisals for its having so long interrupted the pleasures of the world.
الصفحة 115 - Happy the man whose hopes rely On Israel's God : he made the sky, And earth and seas, with all their train : His truth for ever stands secure ; He saves th' oppressed, he feeds the poor, And none shall find his promise vain.
الصفحة 115 - I'LL praise my Maker with my breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
الصفحة 54 - John, you know what my sentiments have been. You cannot suspect me of favouring readily any thing of this kind. But take care what you do with respect to that young man, for he is as surely called of God to preach, as you are. Examine what have been the fruits of his preaching: and hear him also yourself.
الصفحة 118 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother...
الصفحة 74 - I am a creature of a day, passing through life as an arrow through the air. I am a spirit come from God, and returning to God: Just hovering over the great gulf; till, a few moments hence, I am no more seen; I drop into an unchangeable eternity! I want to know one thing, — the way to heaven; how to land safe on that happy shore.
الصفحة 165 - And they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

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