History of Methodism in Tennessee, Volume 3

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Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1873 - Methodism
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Page 142 - While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Page 134 - Charity suffereth long, and is kind ; charity envieth not ; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is, not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Page 143 - Happy, if with my latest breath I may but gasp his name ; Preach him to all, and cry in death, "Behold, behold the Lamb !
Page 459 - As far as it respects civil affairs, we believe it the duty of Christians, and especially all Christian ministers, to be subject to the supreme authority of the country where they may reside, and to use all laudable means to enjoin obedience to the powers that be ; and therefore it is expected that all our preachers and people, who may be under the British or any other government, will behave themselves as peaceable and orderly subjects.
Page 162 - Conference, held in Nashville, October 1, 1819, have taken a course in their decisions relative to the admission of preachers on trial in the traveling connection, and in the election of local preachers to ordination, which goes to fix the principle, that no man, even in those States where the law does not admit of emancipation, shall be admitted on trial, or ordained to the office of Deacon or Elder, if it is understood that he is the owner of a slave or slaves : that this course is taken, is not...
Page 72 - I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts. The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the Lord of Hosts. The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the Lord of Hosts : and in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 456 - They heard, again, that note of holy triumph — "0 death, where is thy sting? 0 grave, where is thy victory ?" and the words of celestial consolation.
Page 315 - Hold the pattern of sound words which thou hast heard from me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

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