Twenty Years in the Church: An Autobiography (Google eBook)

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L. Booth, 1861 - 280 pages
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Page 96 - Bishop. Take heed that the persons, whom ye present unto us, be apt and meet, for their learning and godly conversation, to exercise their Ministry duly, to the honour of God, and the edifying of his Church.
Page 224 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
Page 88 - My heart was hot within me ; and while I was thus musing the fire kindled : and at the last I spake with my tongue...
Page 92 - Do you trust that you are inwardly moved by the Holy Ghost to take upon you this Office and Ministration, to serve God for the promoting of his glory, and the edifying of his people?
Page 29 - True it is, that the kingdom of God must be the first thing in our purposes and desires. But inasmuch as righteous life presupposeth life ; inasmuch as to live virtuously it is impossible except we live; therefore the first impediment, which naturally we endeavour to remove, is penury and want of things without which we cannot live.
Page 97 - Thy grace and heavenly benediction ; that both by their life and doctrine they may set forth Thy glory, and set forward the salvation of all men; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 29 - maintenance of life, and then appointed him a law to observe. True it is, that the kingdom of God must be the first thing in our purpose and desires; but, inasmuch as a righteous life presupposeth life, inasmuch as to live virtuously it is impossible, except we live ; therefore the first impediment which naturally we endeavour to remove is penury, and want of thiugs without which we cannot live.
Page 204 - Him who holds the sea in the hollow of His hand, and with His will directs the storm.
Page 264 - And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him, Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more.
Page 209 - On the Aversion of Men of Taste to Evangelical Religion.

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