Memoirs of Rev. Joseph Buckminster, D.D.,: And of His Son, Rev. Joseph Stevens Buckminster

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Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851 - 492 pages
 

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Page 51 - icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand, From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Page 432 - among whom we all had our conversation in times past, in the lusts of the flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as others.
Page 159 - human character to be his servant and disciple. This I shall do by calling your attention to that sublime demand of the royal poet : — '"Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of Glory shall come in. Who is this King of Glory ? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle."
Page 489 - As hallows and makes pure all gentle hearts. His hope is treacherous only whose love dies With beauty, which is varying every hour; But in chaste hearts, uninfluenced by the power Of outward change, there blooms a deathless flower, That breathes on earth the air of Paradise.
Page 349 - The wind bloweth where it listeth and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, nor whither it goeth : so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Page 437 - Effectual calling is a work of God's spirit, whereby convincing us of our sin and misery, and enlightening our minds in the knowledge of Christ, and renewing our wills, he doth persuade and enable us to embrace Jesus Christ, freely offered to us in the Gospel.
Page 391 - let him grieve, who cannot choose but grieve, That he hath been an elm without his vine, And her bright dower of clustering charities, That round his trunk and branches might have clung Enriching and adorning. Unto thee, Not so enriched, not so adorned, to thee Was given a sister, In whom thy reason and intelligent heart
Page 157 - heads, 0 ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of Glory shall come in. Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and
Page 433 - the sons of God, even to them who believe in his name, who are born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. We must
Page 362 - with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous, who is a propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but for the whole world ?" But for what sins, my Christian friends ? For those which we have not forsaken, or of which we have

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