Early Methodism Within the Bounds of the Old Genesee Conference from 1788 to 1828, Or, The First Forty Years of Wesleyan Evangelism in Northern Pennsylvania, Central and Western New York, and Canada: Containing Sketches of Interesting Localities, Exciting Scenes, and Prominent Actors
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Page 390 - For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 Having the same conflict "which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Page 84 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Page 96 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page 458 - I'll praise him while he lends me breath, And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers ; My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
Page 377 - By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter ; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season ; esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward.
Page 495 - He shall shine as the brightness of the firmament, and as the stars for ever and ever.
Page 174 - After the conference adjourned I requested the young men to meet me. Light seemed so reflected on my path, that I gave them 'directions where to begin, and which way to form their circuits. I also appointed...
Page 271 - A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.