History of Methodism in Texas

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E.H. Cushing, 1872 - Methodism - 210 pages
The story of Methodism in Texas. This history is more of a teaching and what the Christian world was like in the beginning of Texas than just thoughts on Methodism.

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Page 72 - While life's dark maze I tread, And griefs around me spread, Be Thou my guide; Bid darkness turn to day, Wipe sorrow's tears away, Nor let me ever stray From Thee aside. 4 When ends life's transient dream, When death's cold, sullen stream Shall o'er me roll, Blest Saviour, then, in love, Fear and distrust remove; O, bear me safe above, A ransomed souL KayPulmor.
Page 76 - Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth upon the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb...
Page 82 - ... 2. Resolved, — by the delegates of the Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, that they are decidedly opposed to modern abolitionism, and wholly disclaim any right, wish, or intention, to interfere in the civil, and political relation between master and slave, as it exists in the slave-holding states of this Union.
Page 75 - And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
Page 83 - Conference, will greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, "Resolved, That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains.
Page 104 - In forming an estimate of the character of Littleton Fowler, the first thing that strikes us is its perfect symmetry. His fine physical form furnished a suitable tenement for his noble mental traits. In his manners, dignity and affability were beautifully blended. He had a most benevolent expression of countenance, a keen, piercing eye, and a musical, ringing voice. His mind was well cultivated ; his religious experience was cheerful ; his convictions of the truth and power of the gospel remarkably...
Page 159 - The music was like the memory of joys that are past, pleasant and mournful to the soul.
Page 104 - ... 0 what a glorious sight! I have seen the angelic hosts, the happy faces of just men made perfect...
Page 144 - DD, the members of the Commission now with us, our high regards, as brethren beloved in the Lord, and express our desire that the day may soon come when proper Christian sentiments and fraternal relations between the two great branches of Northern and Southern Methodism shall be permanently established.

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