The last hours of eminent Christians, from the commencement of the Christian æra to the death of George III.

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C.J.G. & F. Rivington, 1829 - Christian biography - 552 pages
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Page 242 - I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation; I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.
Page 243 - Christ, and be found in Him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith...
Page 271 - I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed to Him against that day.
Page 503 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, And as a root out of a dry ground. He hath no form nor comeliness; And when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Page 245 - Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations : that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ.
Page 167 - My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips : When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
Page 108 - Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar! 6 My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace. 7 I am for peace : but when I speak, they are for war.
Page 254 - My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning : I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Page 244 - Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you, "but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
Page 428 - I had friends who endeavoured to shake my belief in the Christian religion. I saw difficulties which staggered me; but I kept my mind open to conviction. The evidences and doctrines of Christianity, studied with attention, made me a most firm and persuaded believer of the Christian religion. I have made it the rule of my life, an*d it is the ground of my future hopes.

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