Memoirs of Margaret Baxter: Daughter of Francis Charlton and Wife of Richard Baxter : with Some Account of Her Mother, Mrs. Hanmer, Including a True Delineation of Her Character

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Richard Edwards, 1826 - 180 pages
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Page 95 - In the multitude of my thoughts within me, thy comforts delight my soul. And when thoughts would trouble and perplex you, My meditation of him shall be sweet, and I will delight in the Lord. And when your wants and duty call you to him, It
Page 17 - on thee alone. Now it belongs not to my care, Whether I die or live: To love and serve thee is my share: And this thy grace must give. If life be long, T will be glad, That I may long obey : If short, yet why should I be sad,
Page 114 - This makes me call to mind that she was once so much taken with a sermon which I preached, at the funeral of a holy, aged woman,* and so sensibly oft recited the text itself as much affecting her ; (For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day, &;c.;
Page 107 - you without carefulness. He that is unmarried, carethfor the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord: but he that is married, carethfor the things of the world, how he may please his wife; ver.
Page 126 - hedge ; Mic. vii. 4. (But the sons of Belial shall be all of them as thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands, but the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron, and the staff of a spear, and they shall be utterly burnt with
Page 134 - may deliver thy spirit into thy Redeemer's hands to be received to his glory, according to that blessed promise,- John xii. 26; If any man serve me, let him follow me: and where I am, there shall also my servant be : if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.
Page 18 - For if thy work on earth be sweet, What will thy glory be ? Then I shall end my sad complaints, And weary, sinful days; And join with the triumphant saints, That
Page 124 - truth; Skin for skin ; yea, all that a man hath, will he give for his life; Job ii. 4. I took it therefore for a high attainment, and extraordinary mercy to our deceased friend, that the king of terrors was not terrible to her. Though I doubt not but somewhat of averseness and fear is so
Page 104 - own friend, and thy father's friend forsake not: neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity ; for better is a neighbour that is near, than a brother that is far off;
Page 162 - 35. I am much more sensible than heretofore, of the breadth, and length, and depth of the radical, universal, odious sin of selfishness, and therefore have written so much against it; and of the excellency and necessity of self-denial, and of a public mind, and of loving our neighbours as ourselves.

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