The Illustrated History of Methodism: The Story of the Origin and Progress of the Methodist Church, from Its Foundation by John Wesley to the Present Day. Written in Popular Style and Illustrated by More Than One Thousand Portraits and Views of Persons and Places Identified with the Rise and Development of Methodism

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Methodist magazine Publishing Company, 1900 - Methodism - 743 pages
 

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Page 27 - Calm and deep peace on this high wold, And on these dews that drench the furze, And all the silvery gossamers That twinkle into green and gold: Calm and still light on yon great plain That sweeps with all its autumn bowers And crowded farms and lessening towers To mingle with the bounding main.
Page 343 - Who taught that heaven-directed spire to rise? "The Man of Ross," each lisping babe replies. Behold the market-place with poor o'erspread ! The Man of Ross divides the weekly bread; He feeds yon alms-house, neat, but void of state, Where age and want sit smiling at the gate; Him portioned maids, apprenticed orphans blest,
Page 153 - Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith, prove your own selves; know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates ?
Page 424 - The voice at midnight came; He started up to hear; A mortal arrow pierced his frame; He fell, but felt no fear. At midnight came the cry, "To meet thy God prepare!" He woke, and caught his Captain's eye; Then, strong in faith and prayer, His spirit with a bound
Page 46 - take this rule: whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind, that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.'
Page 80 - hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O Lord of hosts, my King, and my
Page 162 - ever blest ! He by Himself hath sworn; I on His oath depend: I shall, on eagle's wings upborne, To heaven ascend; I shall behold His face, I shall His power adore, And sing the wonders of His grace For evermore.
Page 181 - Hosea (x. 12): Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, till He come and rain righteousness upon you. The
Page 116 - a company of men, having the form, and seeking the power of godliness; united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each

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