Sketches of Eminent Methodist Ministers

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John McClintock
Carlton & Phillips, 1854 - 370 pages
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OCLC: 13951516
Related Subjects: Methodist Church -- Clergy -- Biography. | Clergy -- United States -- Biography.
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Page 57 - 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.
Page 122 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 285 - For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Page 41 - I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me; and to me, High mountains are a feeling...
Page 36 - Such a society is no other than " a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness, united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.
Page 299 - But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.
Page 46 - Oh lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud ! I fall upon the thorns of life! I bleed!
Page 225 - Lord King's account of the primitive Church convinced me, many years ago, that bishops and presbyters are the same order, and consequently have the same right to ordain.
Page 27 - Instantly I resolved to dedicate all my life to God, all my thoughts, and words, and actions: being thoroughly convinced, there was no medium; but that every part of my life (not some only) must either be a sacrifice to God, or myself, that is, in effect, to the devil.
Page 273 - My God is reconciled ; His pardoning voice I hear : He owns me for his child ; I can no longer fear: With confidence I now draw nigh, And, "Father, Abba, Father,

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