The Life of Dwight L. Moody

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1900 - Dummies (Bookselling) - 590 pages
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OCLC: 263619
Related Subjects: Moody, Dwight Lyman, -- 1837-1899.
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Page 323 - In that day sing ye unto her, A vineyard of red wine. I the Lord do keep it ; I will water it every moment: Lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.
Page 357 - Whosoever, therefore, shall confess me before men, him will I confess before my Father which is in heaven ; but whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
Page 300 - Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick ; and it giveth light to all that are in the house.
Page 329 - As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 45 - No. 1079. Dwight L. Moody. Boards 43 Court Street. Has been baptized. First awakened on the i6th of May. Became anxious about himself. Saw himself a sinner ; and sin now seems hateful, and holiness desirable. Thinks he has repented. Has purposed to give up sin. Feels dependent upon Christ for forgiveness. Loves the Scriptures. Prays. Desires to be useful. Religiously educated. Been in the city a year. From Northfield, this State. Is not ashamed to be known as a Christian. Eighteen years old.
Page 149 - ... thinking. I asked them to come and talk with me, and they poured out their hearts in prayer that I might receive the filling of the Holy Spirit. There came a great hunger into my soul. I did not know what it was. I began to cry out as I never did before. I really felt that I did not want to live if I could not have this power for service.
Page 220 - At the first meeting, Mr. Moody's address was simple, direct, kindly, and hopeful ; it had a touch of humour and a touch of pathos; it. was lit up with a story or two that filled most eyes with tears ; but there seemed nothing in it very remarkable. Yet it told. A prayer-meeting with an address, at eight o'clock on a damp, cold January morning, was hardly the kind of thing — let me say it frankly — that I should generally regard as attractive ; but I enjoyed it heartily ; it seemed one of the...
Page 190 - But the numbers that attend arc not the most remarkable feature. It is the presence and the power of the Holy Ghost, the solemn awe, the prayerful, believing, expectant spirit, the anxious inquiry of unsaved souls, and the longing of believers to grow more like Christ, — their hungering and thirsting after holiness.
Page 220 - I understand it now. At the first meeting, Mr. Moody's address was simple, direct, kindly, and hopeful ; it had a touch of humour and a touch of pathos; it. was lit up with a story or two that filled most eyes with tears ; but there seemed nothing in it very remarkable. Yet it told.
Page 147 - I never will meet those people again until I meet them in another world. But I want to tell you of one lesson I learned that night, which I have never forgotten, and that is, when I preach, to press Christ upon the people then and there, and try to bring them to a decision on the spot. I would rather have that right hand cut off than to give an audience now a week to decide what to do with Jesus.

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