History of Methodism in Tennessee, Volume 1

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A.H. Redford, 1874
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Page 374 - We soon find him in attendance at a Presbyterian meeting ' at Drake's Creek Meeting-house,' in Tennessee, where a revival was in progress, and preaching from Jeremiah iv. 14: ' 0 Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge
Page 4 - One family we dwell in him, One Church above, beneath, Though now divided by the stream, The narrow stream of death.
Page 31 - I have, accordingly, appointed Dr. Coke and Mr. Francis Asbury to be joint Superintendents over our brethren in North America; as also Richard Whatcoat and Thomas Vasey to act as Elders among them, by baptizing and administering the
Page 129 - T is all but vanity : Christ the Lamb of God was slain: He tasted death for me. Me to save from endless woe, The sin-atoning Victim died: Only Jesus will I know, And Jesus crucified.
Page 136 - with his blood. This was the language of his heart and practice : ' No cross, no suffering, I decline; Only let all my heart be thine.' Who can doubt of his eternal rest, or fail to say, ' Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his'?
Page 326 - " The chamber where the good man meets his fate, Is privileged beyond the common walks of life, Quite in the verge of heaven.
Page 357 - else I ever saw. The subject, in a very happy state of mind, would sing most melodiously, not from the mouth or nose, but entirely in the breast, the sounds issuing thence. Such noise silenced every thing, and attracted the attention of all. It was most heavenly; none could ever be tired of hearing it.
Page 336 - made his way, as best he could, in the name and for the sake of Him who had said, ' Lo, I am with you alway, even to the end of the world;
Page 521 - emphatic*! sentences of exhortation ; others flying to their careless friends, with tears of compassion, beseeching them to turn to the Lord ; some struck with terror, and hastening through the crowd to make their escape, or pulling away their relations : others trembling, weeping, crying out for the Lord Jesus to have mercy upon them, fainting and swooning away
Page 276 - the church-going bell These valleys and rocks never heard, Never sighed at the sound of a knell, Or smiled when a Sabbath appeared.

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