Methodism of the Peninsula, Or, Sketches of Notable Characters and Events in the History of Methodism in the Maryland and Delaware Peninsula

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Methodist Episcopal Book Rooms, 1886 - Delmarva Peninsula - 336 pages
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Page 330 - Finally brethren, farewell : be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 118 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Page 91 - Is any (SICK) among you? Let him call the (ELDERS) of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the (PRAYER OF FAITH) shall save the (SICK,) and the Lord shall (RAISE HIM UP;) and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
Page 53 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at, but now commandeth all men every where to repent : because he hath appointed a day in the which he will judge the world in righteousness, by that man whom he hath ordained ; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Page 335 - On the other side of Jordan, In the sweet fields of Eden, Where the tree of life is blooming, There is rest for you.
Page 241 - ... dollars, good and lawful money of the United States of America," and to affix thereto their own, real, written signatures.
Page 56 - I a soldier of the cross, A follower of the Lamb, And shall I fear to own his cause, Or blush to speak his name ? 2 Must I be carried to the skies On flowery beds of ease, While others fought to win the prize, And sailed through bloody seas...
Page 182 - round de' campment" was inaugurated, accompanied with leaping, shuffling, and dancing, after the order of David before the ark when his wife thought he was crazy ; accompanied by a song appropriate to the exciting occasion. Some of my readers will recognize the following couplets : " We's a marchin' away to Cana-ann's land ; I hears de music ob de angel band. Chorus — "0 come an
Page 194 - That hereafter, in this State, there shall be neither slavery, nor involuntary servitude, except in punishment of crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted ; and all persons held to service or labor as slaves are hereby declared free.
Page 36 - The o'erwhelming power of saving grace, The sight that veils the seraph's face ; The speechless awe that dares not move, And all the silent heaven of love.

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