Epworth League Workers

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Hunt & Eaton, 1893 - 217 pages
 

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Page 110 - And thou an angel's happiness shalt know,— Shalt bless the earth ; while, in the world above, The good begun by thee shall onward flow In many a branching stream, and wider grow; The seed that in these few and fleeting hours, Thy hands unsparing and unwearied sow, Shall deck thy grave with amaranthine flowers, And yield thee fruits divine in Heaven's immortal bowers.
Page 88 - ... one who knows how to value, and praise God for, all the advantages he enjoys, with regard to the knowledge of the things of God, the true scriptural manner of •worshipping him, and, above all, his union with a congregation fearing God and working righteousness : one who, retaining these blessings with the strictest care, keeping them as the apple of his eye, at the same time loves, — as friends, as brethren in the Lord, as members of Christ and children...
Page 179 - The Epworth League o'f .the Methodist Episcopal Church." ARTICLE 2. Object. — The object of the League is to promote intelligent and vital piety in the young Members and friends of the Church, to aid them in the attainment of purity of heart and constant growth in grace, and to train them in works of mercy and help.
Page 187 - I will earnestly seek for myself, and do what I can to help others attain, the highest New Testament standard of experience and life. I will abstain from all those forms of worldly amusement forbidden by the discipline of the Methodist Episcopal church, and I will attend so far as possible the religious meetings of the chapter, and the church and take some active part in them.
Page 88 - ... friends, as brethren in the Lord, as members of Christ and children of God, as joint partakers now of the present kingdom of God, and fellow heirs of his eternal kingdom, — all of whatever opinion, or worship, or congregation, who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ ; who love God and man ; who rejoicing to please, and fearing to offend God, are careful to abstain from evil, and zealous of good works. He is the man of a truly catholic...
Page 88 - He is the man of a truly catholic spirit, who bears all these continually upon his heart ; who, having an unspeakable tenderness for their persons, and longing for their welfare, does not cease to commend them to God in prayer, as well as to plead their cause before men ; who speaks comfortably to them, and labours, by all his words, to strengthen their hands in God. He assists them to the uttermost of his power in all things, spiritual and temporal. He is ready to spend and be spent for them; yea,...
Page 185 - AMENDMENTS This Constitution may be amended at any annual meeting of the Association...
Page 171 - GERAINT AND ENID. MERLIN AND VIVIEN. LANCELOT AND ELAINE. THE HOLY GRAIL. PELLEAS AND ETTARRE. GUINEVERE. THE PASSING OF ARTHUR.
Page 103 - Do all the good you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can. At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.
Page 187 - I will earnestly seek for myself and will do what I can to help others attain the highest New Testament standard of experience and life. I will abstain from all those forms of worldly amusement forbidden by the Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church. I will attend, so far as possible, the religious meetings of the chapter and the church, and take some active part in them.

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