What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
admirable affection affliction afterwards Antinomian appear appointed attention believe bishops blessing brother called cause chapel character Charles Wesley Christian church circumstances comfort congregation Cowper dear death delight desire divine doctrine Eartham Elector Elector of Saxony eternal excellent faith father favor feel give glory gospel grace happy Harwich heart heaven Holy Spirit Homer honor hope Hordle Hoxton hymns influence John John Wesley labors Landgrave of Hesse learned letter live Liverpool Lord Lord's supper Luther manner means Melancthon ment mercy Methodists mind minister ministry nature ness never occasion peace persons piety pious pleasure pray prayer preached preachers present princes racter received Reformation religion religious remarks respect sacraments salvation Scripture seemed sentiments sermon society soul Spencer thee thing Thomas Spencer thou thought tion truth unto Unwin views Wesley's whilst wish word write
Page 51 - 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 26 - Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
Page 179 - Thy indistinct expressions seem Like language utter'd in a dream ; Yet me they charm, whate'er the theme, My Mary ! Thy silver locks, once auburn bright, Are still more lovely in my sight Than golden beams of orient light, My Mary ! For could I view nor them nor thee, What sight worth seeing could I see ? The sun would rise in vain for me, My Mary ! Partakers of thy sad decline Thy hands their little force resign ; Yet, gently prest, press gently mine, My Mary...
Page 263 - Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.
Page 87 - Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take, The clouds ye so much dread, Are big with mercy, and shall break In blessings on your head.
Page 262 - But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Page 191 - He looks abroad into the varied field Of nature, and, though poor perhaps, compared With those whose mansions glitter in his sight, Calls the delightful scenery all his own. His are the mountains, and the valleys his, And the resplendent rivers. His to enjoy With a propriety that none can feel, But who, with filial confidence inspired, Can lift to heaven an unpresumptuous eye, And smiling say — " My Father made them all 1
Page 45 - Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near...
Page 247 - Weep no more, woeful shepherds, weep no more, For Lycidas, your sorrow, is not dead, Sunk though he be beneath the watery floor; So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed, And yet anon repairs his drooping head, And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore Flames in the forehead of the morning sky...