Reminiscences (Google eBook)

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Publishing House Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Barbee & Smith, agents, 1900 - 154 pages
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Page 148 - And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Page 148 - And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up ; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel ; which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven ? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
Page 148 - And when he had said these things, as they were looking, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Page 148 - Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: and were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God.
Page 122 - Unless he first divide. 5 O do not suffer him to part The souls that here agree ; But make us of one mind and heart, And keep us one in thee. 6 Together let us sweetly live, Together let us die ; And each a starry crown receive, And reign above the sky.
Page 148 - Jesus, which was taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye beheld him going into heaven.
Page 89 - ... wrought into the Structure of formations of later date. I ascend to the cupola of the magnificent state-house at Nashville, and take a survey of the surrounding country. On every side spread out the broadly undulating fields of grass and corn into the illimitable distance. A finer agricultural scene was never witnessed. A more beautiful landscape, diversified with broad clearings, waving crops, tufts of magnolia and poplar, shining mansions, withdrawing vales, and purple atmosphere, it has never...
Page 84 - In 1878 he was delegate to the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, held in Atlanta, Ga., and in 1880 to the British Wesleyan Conference, held in London, England.
Page 79 - Robert Patton was a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church. He could manage an enormous cotton plantation, could count interest on a note until two o'clock in the afternoon, could govern the State of Alabama, but nobody expected him to preach.
Page 35 - American continent an admixture of blood, such as the history of man never furnished before, is in progress. "All kindreds and nations and tongues under the whole heavens...

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