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Page 92 - An Humble Attempt to promote Explicit Agreement and Visible Union among God's People, in Extraordinary Prayer for the Revival of Religion, and the Advancement of Christ's Kingdom on Earth, pursuant to Scripture Promises and Prophecies concerning the Last Time.
Page 34 - 52. I frequently hear persons in old age say how they would live, if they were to live their lives over again. Resolved, that I will live just so as I can think I shall wish I had done, supposing I live to old age. "53. Resolved, To improve every opportunity, when I am in
Page 20 - almost perpetually in the contemplation of them. " I spent most of my time in thinking of divine things, year after year; often walking alone in the woods and solitary places for meditation, soliloquy, and prayer, and converse with God.
Page 34 - To endeavor, to my utmost, so to act as I can think I should do, if I had already seen the happiness of heaven, and hell torments. " 56. Resolved^ Never to give over, nor in the least to slacken, my fight with my corruptions, however unsuccessful I may be. " 57. Resolved, When I fear misfortunes and
Page 27 - of ages hence. Resolved, to do whatever I think to be my duty, and most for the good of mankind in general. Resolved so to do, whatever difficulties I meet with, how many soever, and how great soever. " 2. Resolved, To be continually endeavoring to find out some new contrivance and invention to promote the forementioned things.
Page 198 - with an awful conviction of their sin and danger. There was such a breathing of distress and weeping, that the preacher was obliged to speak to the people and desire silence, that he might be heard.
Page 31 - 34. Resolved, In narrations, never to speak any thing but the pure and simple verity. " 35. Resolved, Whenever I so much question whether I have done my duty, as that my quiet and calm is thereby disturbed, to set it down, and also how the question was resolved. "36. Resolved, Never to speak evil of any,
Page 29 - a just occasion to despise him for, or to think any way the more meanly of him. " 22. Resolved, To endeavor to obtain for myself as much happiness in the other world, as I possibly can, with all the