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Memoir of Rev. Michael Wigglesworth, Author of the Day of Doom (Classic Reprint)
John Ward Dean
No preview available - 2016
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Page 96 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Page 108 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind : for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Page 50 - The office of pastor and teacher, appears to be distinct. The pastor's special work is to attend to exhortation, and therein to administer a word of wisdom ; the teacher is to attend to doctrine, and therein to administer a word of knowledge ; and either of them to administer the seals of that covenant, unto the dispensation whereof they are alike called ; as also to execute the censures, being but a kind of application of the word : The preaching of which, together with the application thereof,...
Page 147 - Meat out of the Eater, or Meditations concerning the necessity, end, and usefulness of Afflictions unto God's Children; all tending to prepare them for, and comfort them under the Cross.
Page 32 - T^He Students of the first Classis that have beene these foure yeeres •* trained up in University-Learning (for their ripening in the knowledge of the Tongues, and Arts) and are appr\o~\ved for their manners as they have kept their publick Acts in former yeares, our selves being present, at them ; so have they lately kept two solemne Acts for their Commencement...
Page 112 - It was a surprize unto us, to see a Little Feeble Shadow of a Man, beyond Seventy, Preaching usually Twice or Thrice in a Week; Visiting and Comforting the Afflicted; Encouraging the Private Meetings; Catechizing the Children of the Flock; and managing the Government of the Church: and attending the Sick, not only as a Pastor, but as a Physician too ; and this not only in his own Town, but also in all those of the Vicinity.
Page 136 - I might have Lent him. It was also an evident proof of a strong Faith in him, in that he durst adventure to send me to ye Colledge, though his Estate was but small & little enough to maintain himself & small family left at home.
Page 29 - ... such poor Beggarly ends. Thus I had my Ends and God had his Ends far differing from mine, yet it pleased him to Bless my studies, & to make me grow in Knowledge both in yc tongues & Inferior Arts & also in Divinity.
Page 32 - Magistrates, and the Ministers from all parts, with all sorts of Schollars, and others in great numbers were present, and did heare their exercises ; which were Latine and Greeke Orations, and Declamations, and Hebrew Analysis, Grammaticall, Logicall, and Rhetoricall of the Psalms : And their answers and disputations in Logicall, Ethicall, Physicall, and Metaphysicall questions...