Life of Madame Catharine Adorna, Including Some Leading Facts and Traits in Her Religious Experience: Together with Explanations and Remarks Tending to Illustrate the Doctrine of Holiness
Harper & Bros., 1864 - 249 pages
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Page 235 - Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.
Page 177 - How sweet are thy words unto my taste, yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth...
Page 61 - As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in Him : rooted and built up in Him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
Page 89 - Who came not to do His Own Will, but the Will of Him Who sent Him.
Page 56 - Genoa was characterized, in a remarkable degree, by what may be termed rest, or quietude ; which is only another form of expression for true interior peace. It was not, however, the quietude of a lazy inaction, but the quietude of an inward acquiescence ; not a quietude which feels nothing and does nothing, but that higher and divine quietude which exists by feeling and acting in the time and degree of God's appointment and God's will.
Page 132 - How can ye believe, which receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that cometh from God only...
Page 125 - He sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish, or a sparrow fall; Atoms, or systems, into ruin hurl'd, And now a bubble burst, and now a world.
Page 174 - the divine moment was the present moment, . . . and when the present moment was estimated in itself and in its relations, and when the duty that was involved in it was accomplished, it was permitted to pass away as if it had never been, and to give way to the facts and duties of the moment which came after.