Reminiscences of Methodism in West Jersey

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Lane & Scott, 1849 - Methodism - 202 pages
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Page 75 - Twas thine own genius gave the final blow, And help'd to plant the wound that laid thee low: So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel; While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest . Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast.
Page 9 - And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession ; and I will be their God.
Page 57 - religion ' means the love and wor"ship of God and the love and service of man. We believe the "Scripture that of a truth God is no respecter of persons, but that "in every nation he that feareth God and worketh righteousness is "accepted of Him.
Page 146 - Take my soul and body's powers ; Take my memory, mind, and will, All my goods, and all my hours, All I know, and all I feel, All I think, or speak, or do ; Take my heart ; — but make it new...
Page 206 - Mr. Young's object is to promote the exertions of every Christian in his own sphere; and he has ably shown that there is a loud call for such exertions, and sure warrant for expecting success. This volume, though small, is truly valuable, and cannot fail to be of service to every candid reader.— Wesleyan Magazine.
Page 205 - Birstal, in Yorkshire ; a man of deep and fervent piety, of strong and manly sense, of ready and pungent wit, and of admirable firmness and resolution.
Page 53 - God upon justification by faith, with the love of God shed abroad in my heart by the Holy Ghost...
Page 186 - The wagon halted under the fatal tree, and the soldiers were arranged around the vicinity in a square. The dense mass of anxious spectators pressed closer and closer to the object on which all eyes were now fixed. Molliner arose, and gazed upon the crowd ; his countenance seemed changed ; he spoke at some length, acknowledged his guilt, and begged the people to pray for him ; then, closing his eyes, he sat down and appeared to be in an agony of prayer.
Page 14 - Pedicord, a man of sorrows, and, like his Master, acquainted with grief; but a man dead to the world, and much devoted to God.
Page 18 - I do the Lord's work; you do the devil's. I am on the way to heaven; you are going to hell, where fire and brimstone are the fuel, and the smoke of the torment ascendeth up forever and ever." The man became alarmed. He put spurs to his horse, and rode away as fast as he could; but he could not run away from his convictions, or the terrors of a guilty conscience. He was at the next meeting, a sincere penitent, shedding

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