The Methodist Almanac

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G. Lane, 1860 - Almanacs, American
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Page 55 - the best. Is, by its greater numbers, the most important of all. It Is no fault in others that the Methodist Church sends more soldiers to the field, more nurses to the hospitals, and more prayers to heaven than any. God
Page 48 - Was not our Lord a little child, Taught by degrees to pray, By father dear and mother mild Instructed day by day ? And loved He not of heaven to talk With children in his
Page 35 - by a Justice of the Supreme Court and the District Judge of the State or District in which the court sits. THE SENATE Is composed of two members elected by the Legislature of each
Page 52 - thrown away than snatched from us; but It Is the most likely to be pursued, and overtaken, and husbanded by those who already, and during some considerable period of their lives have been happy. To have known nothing but misery is the most portentous condition under which human nature can start on Its course.
Page 17 - To Ascertain the Length of the Day and Night. AT any time of the year, add 12 hours to the time of the Sun's setting, and from the sum subtract the time of rising, for the length of the day. Subtract the time of setting from 12 hours, and to the remainder add the time of rising next morning,
Page 39 - these things worketh God oftentimes with man, to bring back hie soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Page 55 - the Government has been by all the Churches, I would utter nothing which might In the least appear Invidious against any. Yet without this It may fairly be said that the Methodist Episcopal Church, not
Page 48 - thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind. To breath
Page 37 - BE not afraid of devoting whole sermons to particular parts of moral conduct and religious duties. It Is Impossible to give right views of them, unless you dissect characters and describe particular virtues and vices. "The fruits of the flesh" and "the fruits of the spirit '' must be distinctly pointed out To preach against
Page 45 - The world abounds with wonders, and also with victims. In man is more wretchedness than in all other animals put together." How did he judge of it? By his own heart. He adds: "Man loves life, yet he knows he must die; spends his existence in diffusing the miseries he has suffered, cutting the throats of

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