Life of Isabella Thoburn (Google eBook)

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Jennings and Pye, 1903 - Methodist women - 373 pages
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Page 70 - To me remains nor place nor time, My country is in every clime; I can be calm and free from care On any shore, since God is there.
Page 242 - Ye know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. Not so shall it be among you: but whosoever would become great among you shall be your minister; and whosoever would be first among you shall be your servant...
Page 272 - For whosoever will save his life, shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.
Page 310 - Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.
Page 332 - ... or inspiration from friends, and no precedents to follow. They live and breathe in the atmosphere of countries where abuses are crystallized. Moreover, they are to guard their pupils and converts from the evils that come to them from the same lands that send them the gospel. You have no curse here that does not touch some vital part of our work in India. Intemperance, divorce, degrading amusements, injurious, false, or impure literature, are all serious hindrances in the mission field. Women...
Page 251 - I take, O cross, thy shadow, for my abiding place; I ask no other sunshine than the sunshine of his face; content to let the world go by, to know no gain nor loss; my sinful self my only shame, my glory all, the cross.
Page 242 - For whosoever shall save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.
Page 330 - ... simply the power of skilled service. We are not in the world to be ministered unto, but to minister. The world is full of need, and every opportunity to help is a duty. Preparation for these duties is education, whatever form it may take or whatever service may result.
Page 333 - Just as I am, young, strong, and free, To be the best that I can be, For truth and righteousness and Thee, Lord of my life, I come.
Page 46 - There's a narrow ridge in the graveyard Would scarce stay a child in his race, But to me and my thought it is wider Than the star-sown vague of Space.

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