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Memoirs of the Life, and Travels: In the Service of the Gospel of Sarah ...
Joseph G. Bevan
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Page 180 - The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond : it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars ; whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees upon the high hills.
Page 26 - Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.
Page 4 - Bodily exercise profiteth but little ;" but of the latter sort, he added, "but godliness is profitable to all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come :" and this indeed is our exactest measure.
Page 231 - Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?
Page 226 - The last day, 26th of the Fourth month, early in the morning, the conflict of nature increasing, she said, in a patient disposition, " This is wearing work :" after a coughing fit, being much exhausted, " It will be well, let it be which way it may ; and that is better than all the world. It seems as if it must be nearly over now, I have so little strength left ;" then making a little pause, seemed to be uttering praises " How good ! how good ! " After a while she said, " I cannot say much, but my...
Page 121 - Oh, my lord ! wherewith shall I save Israel ? behold my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.
Page 136 - We hac a searching time there; but an invitation to the Fountain of purification was given, and some consolation to the poor travellers Zionward, was handed forth. From Skipton, taking one meeting by the way, we went to Rawden; and had deep wading at the meeting on first day, but after a considerable time of starving that thirst for vocal ministry which is painful to rightly exercised ministers, Truth arose. We went the same evening to dear Christiana Hustler's, near Bradford, and rested two days,...
Page 4 - ... omissions and commissions have caused me many hours of sorrow, and bitter cries to the Creator of the ends of the earth for forgiveness. And I trust in the days of humiliation, I was strengthened again to renew my covenant similar to Jacob, " If thou wilt be with me in the way I go, give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on; thou shalt be my God, and I will serve thee...