Autobiography of Rev. James B. Finley: Or, Pioneer Life in the West

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Printed at the Methodist Book Concern, for the Author, 1853 - Frontier and pioneer life - 455 pages
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Page 177 - Repent ye therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord...
Page 398 - Is there no balm in Gilead ; is there no physician there ? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered...
Page 380 - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children...
Page 380 - And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation ; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not steadfast with God.
Page 186 - Let Asher be blessed with children ; let him be acceptable to his brethren^ and let him dip his foot in oil. 25 Thy shoes shall be iron and brass ; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
Page 248 - BLEST be the dear uniting love, That will not let us part : Our bodies may far off remove, We still are one in heart. 2 Joined in one spirit to our Head, Where he appoints we go ; And still in Jesus' footsteps tread, And show his praise below.
Page 180 - For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Page 392 - Will you sport upon the brink Of everlasting woe ! On the verge of ruin stop — Now the friendly warning take — Stay your footsteps — ere ye drop Into the burning lake. 2 Say, have you an arm like God, That you his will oppose ? Fear ye not that iron rod With which he breaks his foes ? Can you stand. in that dread day, Which...
Page 231 - And when I'm to die, Receive me, I'll cry, For Jesus hath loved me, I cannot tell why. But this I do find, we two are so joined, He'll not live in glory and leave me behind : So this is the race I am running, through grace, Henceforth — till admitted to see my Lord's face.
Page 192 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

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