Account of a late revival of religion in a part of the Highlands of Scotland, in a letter. To which is added, an appendix, containing some account of the subsequent state of the work
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Page 15 - Cursed is every one which continueth not in all things that are •written in the book of the law, to do them.
Page 15 - And as it is appointed unto men once to die, and after this the judgment...
Page 29 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt...
Page 23 - Jesus describes the mixture of the children of the kingdom, and the children of the wicked one...
Page 14 - I enjoyed in the preaching, the prayers, and the conversation, of that much favored servant of Christ, the Rev. Charles Simeon, of King's College, Cambridge. He was a man sent from God to me ; was my guest for two days in June, 1796, preached in my church, and left a savour of the things of God, which has remained with us ever since.
Page 14 - Christ, and in his power and willingness to save even the chief of sinners. I was particularly struck with the account of ministers who had laboured with much diligence and success, and had died at an early period of life, full of good fruits ; while I, who had already lived longer, and been longer in the ministry than they, could not say that I had taken any pains with my people, nor that I had been the means of reclaiming one sinner from the error of his way, or of saving one soul from death.
Page 22 - ... those of our congregation, whom, to the best of my judgment, I trust I can reckon truly enlightened with the saving knowledge of Christ, I find their number about seventy. The greater part of these are under thirty years of age ; several are above forty ; six or seven above fifty ; one sixty-six ; and one above seventy. Of children, under twelve or fourteen, there are a good many who seem to have a liking to religion ; but we find it difficult to form a decided opinion of their case.
Page 14 - They remained as before, unenlightened and unchanged. The biographical sketches in the Evangelical Magazine were the principal means of impressing my heart, of opening my eyes to perceive the truth, of exciting a love to godliness, and a desire after usefulness. The power of Divine grace appeared illustrious in the composure, the joy, the triumph, with which many pious Christians left the world. I saw their triumphant...