The Women of Methodism: Its Three Foundresses, Susanna Wesley, the Countess of Huntingdon, and Barbara Heck; with Sketches of Their Female Associates and Successors in the Early History of the Denomination

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Carlton & Porter, 1866 - Methodist women - 304 pages
 

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Page 184 - And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba : prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised. 16 There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains ; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon : and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
Page 212 - But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and God hath 'chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty, and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen; yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are, that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 139 - What are your views of the dark valley of death, now that you are passing through it ?' ' It is not dark.' 'Why so?' ' My Lord is there, and He is my light and my salvation.' ' Have you any fears of more bodily suffering ?' ' The Lord deals so gently with me, I can trust Him.
Page 98 - The Lord bless thee and keep thee, The Lord make his face to shine upon thee and be gracious unto thee, The Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon thee and give thee peace ! — Num.
Page 48 - I asked, whether her father úDr. Annesley) had not the same faith; and whether she had not heard him preach it to others. She answered, ' He had it himself, and declared a little before his death, that, for more than forty years, he had no darkness, no fear, no doubt at all of his being accepted in the Beloved.
Page 36 - After that they were, if possible, laid into their cradles awake, and rocked to sleep ; and so they were kept rocking till it was time for them to awake. This was done to bring them to a regular course of sleeping ; which...
Page 38 - One day was allowed the child wherein to learn its letters; and each of them did in that time know all its letters, great and small, except Molly and Nancy, who were a day and a half before they knew them perfectly; for which I then thought them very dull; but since I have observed how long many children are learning the hornbook, I have changed my opinion.
Page 139 - My dear friend, do you not feel that you are supported? ' 'The Lord deals very gently with me,' she replied. 'Are not his promises now very precious to you?' 'They are all yea and amen in Christ Jesus.
Page 158 - We boast some rich ones whom the gospel sways ; And one who wears a coronet, and prays ; Like gleanings of an olive-tree, they show Here and there one upon the topmost bough.
Page 124 - Son of man, behold ! I take from thee the desire of thine eyes at a stroke ; yet shalt thou not lament, neither shall thy tears run down.

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