A Memoir of Miss Mary Helen Bingham: Who Died in the Seventeenth Year of Her Age

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author, and sold, 1834 - Methodist women - 208 pages
 

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Page 8 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 1 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er, the mind,. To breathe th' enlivening spirit and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 39 - Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean : from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you...
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Page 13 - Inscribed upon the cross we see, In shining letters, "God is Love;" He bears our sins upon the tree, He brings us mercy from above.
Page 82 - For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
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Page 79 - ... to perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember His holy covenant; the oath which He sware to our father Abraham, that He would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve Him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before Him, all the days of our life.

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