Six Months Among the Charities of Europe, Volume 1

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Page 241 - And they taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of the LORD with them, and went about throughout all the cities of Judah, and taught the people.
Page 140 - For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you- ward.
Page 204 - Christ, who, though he was rich, yet for our " sakes became poor, that we, through his poverty,
Page 130 - Government to preach every alternate Sunday .afternoon to the Protestant portion of the prisoners. His first sermon to them was preached on the 9th of October 1825. " My chapel," he wrote, " was not very inviting : two sleeping-rooms with the bed-straw piled up in a corner, and a doorway between them, where I stood, that I might be heard by the women on one side and the men on the other." A society for prison reform was now established after the English pattern ; and those horrible jails, which hitherto...
Page 369 - I must work the work of Him that sent Me while it is day: the night cometh when no man can work.
Page 189 - Abraham, who is the father of us all, 17 (As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not, as though they were.
Page 257 - The sermon, from Rom. xiii. 11-14, was as telling upon the heart as it was quaintly divided Each of its three parts was headed by a preposition thus: Up! (ver. 11, Awake out of sleep) ; Off! (ver. 12, Cast off the works of darkness) ; On ! (verses 12 and 14, Put on the armour of light ; put on the Lord Jesus Christ).
Page 135 - I obtained the evidence in believing, that "the blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, cleanseth from all sin.
Page 163 - ... notice. They have a very free constitution, and, while strict order is maintained in each department, as essential to proper nursing, they have a voice in the election of their matrons. and the reception of a new Deaconess. They take their meals together, have family worship twice a day, hold a fortnightly conference, and a monthly meeting. Their birthdays are kept, and the days of their confirmation to the diaconate, as in every German household. They use a common psalm-book, tabulated for daily...
Page 14 - Haus was full with its twelve children, he did not think of enlarging it to hold more. He felt that this patriarchal number was quite sufficient for a man to bestow his parental affection and care upon. Though the children never called him by the title of "father...

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