Testimonies concerning deceased ministers, presented to the yearly meeting of Friends, 1837

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Page 30 - And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.
Page 37 - Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased. 8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Page 14 - But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
Page 6 - Fear not, I am with thee ; be not dismayed, I am thy God ; I will strengthen thee, yea, I will help thee, yea I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
Page 33 - God unto salvation to every one that believeth:' here then let me set up an Ebenezer, and say, ' Hitherto hath the Lord helped me. ' Whether days or years may be added to the fleeting span of life, is known only to Him who seeth the end from the beginning: wonderful in counsel and excellent in working, He doeth all things well: to this only wise God, our Saviour, I desire to commit myself and those dearest to me.
Page 19 - ... purity of the Divine Being, and the corruptions of his own heart, he deeply felt the absolute necessity of a Mediator. In the year 1816, our dear friend and his wife accompanied two women Friends, who were liberated for religious service on the continent of Europe. After visiting the Friends of Pyrmont and Minden, they were proceeding to the South of France, when William Allen was brought into deep affliction by the loss of his wife, who died near Geneva, after an illness of about three weeks....
Page 22 - ... with a self-sacrificing kindness, he sought to promote their temporal and spiritual welfare. His ear was at all times open to the call of human suffering; and he was ever ready to use personal exertion, and to distribute freely of his substance, for the relief of the necessitous. In the year 1823 he was again introduced into the depths of sorrow, by the decease of his tenderly beloved and only child ; yet he was remarkably sustained by an Almighty Power, and when his spirit was ready to faint...

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