The Life and Times of the Reverend George Whitefield, M.A.

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D. Appleton & Company, 1838 - Evangelists - 554 pages
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OCLC: 9666351
Related Subjects: Whitefield, George, -- 1714-1770. | Presbyterian Church -- Clergy -- Biography. | Evangelists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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Page 269 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 235 - Now thanks be unto God, who always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
Page 327 - Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not.
Page 495 - 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 327 - Praise the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me praise his holy Name.
Page 100 - Not unto me, O Lord, not unto me, but unto thy name be the praise.
Page 65 - I am determined to know nothing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
Page 44 - I perceived the fire kindled, till at last, though so young, and amidst a crowd of those who knew me in my infant, childish days, I trust I was enabled to speak -with some degree of gospel authority. Some few mocked, but most, for the present, seemed struck; and I have since heard, that a complaint had been made to the bishop, that I drove fifteen mad by the first sermon. The worthy prelate, as I am informed, wished that the madness might not be forgotten before next Sunday.
Page 40 - DO you trust that you are inwardly moved by the Holy Ghost to take upon you this Office and Ministration, to serve God for the promoting of his glory, and the edifying of his people ? Answer.
Page 171 - For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

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