History of Methodism in Tennessee

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Publishing House of the M. E. Church, 1888 - Methodism
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Page 40 - But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Page 330 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 489 - A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Page 270 - Religion ! what treasure untold Resides in that heavenly word! More precious than silver and gold, Or all that this earth can afford; But the sound of the church-going bell These valleys and rocks never heard, Never sighed at the sound of a knell, Or smiled when a sabbath appear'd.
Page 78 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 31 - I have accordingly appointed Dr. Coke and Mr. Francis Asbury to be joint Superintendents over our brethren in North America, as also Richard Whatcoat and Thomas Vasey, to act as Elders among them, by baptizing and administering the Lord's Supper.
Page 476 - Would I describe a preacher, such as Paul, Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own — Paul should himself direct me. I would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in language plain, And plain in manner ; decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture; much...
Page 31 - By a very uncommon train of providences many of the provinces of North America are totally disjoined from the mother country and erected into independent States. The English government has no authority over them, either civil or ecclesiastical, any more than over the states of Holland.
Page 208 - Here all my prejudices are against the Americans ; for I am a High-churchman, the son of a High - churchman, bred up from my childhood in the highest notions of passive obedience and non-resistance...
Page 280 - The students shall be indulged with nothing which the world calls play. Let this rule be observed with the strictest nicety ; for those who play when they are young, will play when they are old.

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