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Page viii - I found my condition, in his experience, so largely and profoundly handled, as if his book had been written out of my heart.
Page 145 - Be sober, be vigilant ; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour : whom resist, steadfast in the faith ; knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
Page 127 - Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
Page viii - Galatians — it also was so old that it was ready to fall piece from piece if I did but turn it over. Now I was pleased much that such an old book had fallen into my...
Page 329 - Coelius, for the solace of the many who had received the truth from his lips, spoke aloud, and said, — " Venerable father, do you die trusting in Christ, and in the doctrine you have constantly preached ?" He answered by an audible and joyful " Yes !" That was his last word on earth.
Page 281 - I think you will have heard that my dearest daughter Magdalen is bom again to the eternal kingdom of Christ. But although I and my wife ought to do nothing but give thanks, rejoicing in so happy and blessed a departure, by which she has escaped the power of the flesh, the world, the Turk, and the devil; yet such is the strength of natural affection, that-we cannot part with her without sobs and groans of heart.
Page 71 - ALL who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired, although not in the hour or in the measure, or the very thing which they ask ; yet they will obtain something greater and more glorious than the3r had dared to ask.
Page 23 - Wherefore, whensoever thou art occupied in the matter of thy salvation, setting aside all curious speculations of God's unsearchable majesty, all cogitations of works, of traditions, of philosophy, yea, and of God's law too, run straight to the manger, and embrace this infant, and...