A pastor's sketches; or, Conversations with anxious inquirers, respecting the way of salvation

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M.W. Dodd, 1855 - Salvation
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Page 150 - without the special aids of the Holy Spirit; it is probable, that he has never turned to God at all. Certainly, he cannot sing, " He sent from above : he took me, he drew me out of many waters; he delivered me from my strong enemy.
Page 286 - shivered into pieces—the throne of the Redeemer Jehovah shall sink, if you perish there ! "' I can but perish if I go, I am resolved to try ; For if I stay away, I know I must forever die!
Page 365 - God, from all eternity, did unchangeably ordain -whatsoever comes to pass.' The other affirms : ' God hath endued the will of man with that natural liberty, that it is neither forced, nor by any absolute necessity of nature, determined to good or evil.
Page 182 - children all have the same image, and same superscription—the family mark. Heaven has but one mould. " Beholding as in a glass, the glory of the Lord, we are changed into the same image.
Page 131 - your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him. Behold now is the accepted time ; behold now is the day of salvation. Come unto me all ye that
Page 412 - who would wish to die like him ? " Let me die the death of the righteous; let my last end be like his." I have no reason to suppose, that the religious character of that father was ever essentially altered. At the
Page 59 - Results from faith in Christ," said I. " And the Holy Spirit—" said he. " Is your only hope," said I. " "Without his aid you will neither repent nor believe. It is his office to take of the things of Christ, and show them unto us." " Will you pray with me ?" said he. "We fell on our knees. I offered a short prayer, and left
Page 258 - but come • to him humbly. He gives me peace, as I trust in Jesus alone. It is easy to be a Christian, when you are willing." Self-denial is indispensable to religion. " If any man will be my disciple, let him deny himself." And whatever difficulties there may be, (and there are certainly many,) in turning to God, it would be no easy thing to show, that
Page 412 - upon his lips. * When the harvest is past, and the summer is gone, And sermons and prayers shall be o'er; When the beams cease to break, of the sweet Sabbath mom, And Jesus invites thee no more; When the rich gales of mercy no longer shall blow,
Page 67 - sinners come And trust upon the Lord." My soul obeys the almighty call, And runs to this relief; I would believe thy promise, Lord, Oh

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