The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, 16. köide

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Page 57 - Shall shortly want the gen'rous tear he pays: Then from his closing eyes thy form shall part, And the last pang shall tear thee from his heart, Life's idle business at one gasp be o'er, The muse forgot, and thou be loved no more I PROLOGUE TO MR.
Page 173 - So then neither is he that planteth any thing, nor he that watereth, but God that giveth the increase
Page 369 - The stone which the builders refused : is become the head stone of the corner. This is the LORD'S doing : it is marvellous in our eyes. This is the day which the LORD hath made : we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Page 199 - See the Lord, thy Keeper, stand Omnipotently near! Lo! he holds thee by thy hand And banishes thy fear; Shadows with his wings thy head; Guards from all impending harms: Round thee and beneath are spread The everlasting arms.
Page 164 - What though thou rulest not? Yet heaven, and earth, and hell proclaim, God sitteth on the throne, and ruleth all things well!
Page 340 - I want the witness, Lord, That all I do is right, — According to thy will and word, — Well pleasing in thy sight.
Page 117 - Unless God has raised you up for this very thing, you will be worn out by the opposition of men and devils ; but if God be for you who can be against you.
Page 455 - But it is an untrue position, when taken generally, that, by the law of nature or nations, a man may kill his enemy: he has only a right to kill him, in particular cases; in cases of absolute necessity, for self-defence; and it is plain this absolute necessity did not subsist, since the victor did not actually kill him, but made him prisoner.
Page 81 - Touch no dram. It is liquid fire. It is a sure though slow poison. It saps the very springs of life. In Ireland, above all countries in the world, I would sacredly...
Page 33 - I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

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