Analecta: Or Materials for a History of Remarkable Providences Mostly Relating to Scotch Ministers and Christians, Volume 2

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Maitland club, 1842 - Scotland
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Page 286 - The Children of This World Are Wiser Than the Children of Light, The Art of Having Time, Happiness, The Meaning of Life.
Page 18 - Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith the Lord ; and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you : for I am merciful, saith the Lord, and I will not keep anger for ever. Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the Lord thy God...
Page 387 - Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him : but weep sore for him that goeth away : for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.
Page 372 - But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise : and the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them.
Page 263 - Scotland this age, and certainly a mi.n of great skill, and nou of long experience. I am told he still spent three or four hours every morning in reading and writing, and some people talk that every day he did read a portion of the Scripture, though it seems he made ill use of it. He was a professed Deist, and by many alledged to be...
Page 3 - Stairs's daughter, was under a very odd kind of distemper, and did frequently fly from the one end of the room to the other, and from the one side of the garden to the other ; whither by the effects of witchcraft upon her, or some other way, is a secret. The matter of fact is certain.
Page 296 - Scripture Doctrine, &c. is, that the Son was eternally begotten by the eternal incomprehensible power and will of the Father, &c. and that, by declaring he did not intend to write any more concerning the doctrine of the Trinity, he did not preclude himself from a liberty of making any inoffensive corrections in his former books, if they should come to another edition, or from vindicating himself against any misrepresentations or aspersions, which might possibly hereafter be cast upon him, on occasion...
Page 365 - Carmunnock, tells me that he was fully informed and assured, that in the late times, ther was a design formed among some of the rigid and High-flying Cameronians, to assassinate the Indulged Ministers in the shire of Air, at their houses, in one night, by indift'erent partys.
Page 3 - was under a very odd kind of distemper, and did frequently fly from one end of the room to the other, and from the one side of the garden to the other. . . . The matter of fact is certain.
Page 148 - ... astonishment and moving of all present. When they rose from prayer, Mr Durham came to him and embraced him, and said : ' O Will, you are a happy man ! If I had been sac daft as you have been, I could not have been, nor in any frame for forty-eight hours.