A History of the Most Interesting Events in the Rise and Progress of Methodism, in Europe and America

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A. Daggett & Company, 1830 - 443 pages
 

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Page 2 - Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to the Act, entitled, " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, ' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof...
Page 70 - But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. "Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law.
Page 72 - Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
Page 168 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother,' &c., he substituted, with the most tender emphasis, the epithet father...
Page 94 - By doing good, especially to them that are of the household of faith, or groaning so to be : employing them preferably to others ; buying one of another ; helping each other in business : and so much the more, because the world will love its own, and them only : By all possible diligence and frugality, that the gospel be not blamed : By running with patience the race...
Page 158 - In age and feebleness extreme, Who shall a sinful worm redeem ? Jesus, my only hope thou art, Strength of my failing flesh and heart-; O ! could I catch a smile from thee, And drop into eternity...
Page 223 - I, John Wesley, think myself to be providentially called at this time to set apart some persons for the work of the ministry in America...
Page 58 - I asked Bohler, whether he thought I should leave it off, or not ? He answered, " By no means." I asked, "'But what can I preach?" He said, "Preach faith, till you have it, and then, because you have it, you will preach faith.
Page 143 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Page 70 - For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but to do that which is good is not. For the good which I would I do not : but the evil which I would not, that I practise. But if what I would not, that I do, it is no more I that do it, but sin which dwelleth in me.

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