The Life of Edmund S. Janes ...

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Phillips & Hunt, 1882 - 428 sivua

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Sivu 229 - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him ; let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Sivu 282 - Nobly sustained as 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 less devoted than the best, is by its greater numbers the most important of all.
Sivu 320 - Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion : for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
Sivu 22 - A country where the entire people is, or even once has been, laid hold of, filled to the heart with an infinite religious idea, has ' made a step from which it cannot retrograde.' Thought, conscience, the sense that man is denizen of a Universe, creature of an Eternity, has penetrated to the remotest cottage, to the simplest heart. Beautiful and awful, the feeling of a Heavenly Behest, of Duty god-commanded, over-canopies all life. There is an inspiration in such a people : one may say in a more...
Sivu 99 - Thee will I love, my joy, my crown, Thee will I love, my Lord, my God ; Thee will I love, beneath thy frown Or smile, thy sceptre or thy rod : What though my flesh and heart decay, Thee shall I love in endless day.
Sivu 23 - Honour to all the brave and true; \ everlasting honour to brave old Knox, one of the truest of the true ! That, in the moment while he and his cause, amid civil broils, in convulsion and confusion, were still but struggling for life, he sent the schoolmaster forth to all corners, and said, " Let the people be taught :" this is but one, and indeed an inevitable and comparatively inconsiderable item in his great message to men.
Sivu 324 - And darkness and doubt are now flying away, No longer I roam in conjecture forlorn. So breaks on the traveller, faint, and astray, The bright and the balmy effulgence of morn. See Truth, Love, and Mercy, in triumph descending, And nature all glowing in Eden's first bloom! On the cold cheek of Death smiles and roses are blending, And Beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
Sivu 87 - Resolved, That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of...
Sivu 184 - Thy purpose firm, is equal to the deed : Who does the best his circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly ; angels could no more.
Sivu 23 - ... and his cause, amid civil broils, in convulsion and confusion, were still but struggling for life, he sent the schoolmaster forth to all corners, and said, " Let the people be taught :" this is but one, and indeed an inevitable and comparatively inconsiderable item in his great message to men. His message, in its true compass, was, " Let men know that they are men ; created by God, responsible to God ; who work in any meanest moment of time what will last through eternity.

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