Herveiana; or, Graphic and literary sketches illustrative of the life and writings of ... James Hervey (Google eBook)

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1822
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Page 105 - And he will destroy in this mountain The face of the covering cast over all people, And the vail that is spread over all nations. He will swallow up death in victory ; And the Lord God will wipe away tears from off all faces; And the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: For the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 108 - And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off: and he shall speak peace unto the heathen : and his dominion shall be from sea even to sea, and from the river even to the ends of the earth.
Page 60 - Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ...
Page 95 - He will, by and by, in his own good time, dismiss me from the body. These light afflictions are but for a moment, and then comes an eternal weight of glory. Oh, welcome welcome death ! Thou mayest well be reckoned among the treasures of the Christian. To live is Christ, but to die is gain.
Page 105 - We then as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain ; (for he saith ; I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation...
Page 24 - How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places. 2" 1 am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women. " How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
Page 95 - Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy most holy and comfortable word ; for mine eyes have seen thy precious salvation ! Here, Doctor, is my cordial ! What are all the cordials given to support the dying, in comparison of that which arises from the promises of salvation by Christ ? This, this supports me." About three o'clock, he said, " The great conflict is over. Now all is done.
Page 24 - Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils : for wherein is he to be accounted of?
Page 88 - J am told, he has religion really at heart : Yet it is godliness, and not grandeur, that will avail him hereafter. The gospel is offered to me, a poor country parson, the same as to his Grace. Christ makes no difference between us.
Page 116 - There lies the man, whose unwearied kindness was the constant relief of my various distresses; who tenderly visited my languishing bed, and readily supplied my indigent circumstances.

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