Self-imployment in secret. corrected and newly publ. by S. Wright

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Page 60 - Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me. I will bear the indignation of the Lord, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me : he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.
Page 71 - Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me. 8 The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.
Page 60 - Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage ? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.
Page 72 - And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.
Page 60 - The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Him. The Lord is good unto them that wait for Him, to the soul that seeketh Him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.
Page 23 - For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.
Page 52 - God in spirit, who are circumcised with the circumcision not made with hands, set your battle in array against those who seek an entire circumcision of heart, who thirst to be cleansed from all filthiness of flesh and spirit, and to perfect holiness in the fear of God...
Page 64 - I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against Him, and I repent with a self-abhorrence ; and I lie in the dust at His feet and wait on Him until that He have mercy upon me, and I am glad to receive mercy upon His terms. I have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope that is set before me.
Page 18 - He was for catholic union and communion of saints, and for going no further from any church or Christians than they force us, or than they go from Christ. He was for loving and doing good to all, and living peaceably with all, as far as was in his power. Something in Episcopacy, Presbytery, and Independency, he liked, and some things he disliked in all. He was true to his conscience, and valued not the interest of a party or faction. If all the Nonconformists in England had refused, he would have...
Page 84 - After thy public Ministrations, in prayer and preaching, bee not thoughtful, or much concerned, how Men like thy Performance, but bee concerned for this, how acceptable it is to God, and how effectual and successful, to holy and saving Ends. "Watch every Opportunitie, to putt in a savoury Word, for the Good of a Soul, with whom thou hast Occasion of Converse. "Bee as serious and hearty; in thy Prayers to God, for the Concerns of Others, as for thine Own. "Do not value other Men, according to their...

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