Autobiography of a Pioneer: Or, The Nativity, Experience, Travels, and Ministerial Labors of Rev. Jacob Young, with Incidents, Observations, and Reflections ...

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Cranston and Curts, 1857 - Clergy - 528 pages
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Page 476 - Strong feeling is naturally contagious ; and if, as the wise man observes, as ' iron sharpeneth iron, so doth the countenance of a man his friend...
Page 68 - And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Page 334 - For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.
Page 42 - from the power of darkness into the kingdom of God's dear Son," is the joy of Christians and the admiration of angels.
Page 377 - Psal. xxxiv. 15. Finally, he looks to you so as to look after you, as we do after the sick and weak. He looks to you so as to provide for you : and he will give you grace and glory, and no good thing will be held from you. Psal. Ixxxiv.
Page 133 - Because he is a son, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into his heart, crying, Abba, Father;" giving him an assurance that he is so, and a childlike confidence in him.
Page 76 - I have been endeavoring to do the work of an evangelist and make full proof of my ministry, no human being but myself knows what I have suffered.
Page 249 - We were sitting here in a slave state, and we had to move with a great deal of caution.
Page 138 - ... that wicked community. This led me to take a compendious view of nations, to show that God's providence was just, as well as merciful. Though He bore long, His judgments were sure to come. ... I took occasion to dwell on the rise and progress of Methodism in this country, and the cruel persecutions its professors had met from their neighbors. I quoted their taunting language : 'How, the Methodists are a pack of hypocrites, and could refrain from shouting if they would.
Page 193 - O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes : great peace have they that love thy law. and nothing shall offend them.

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