Blackheath: being a brief historical review of some leading circumstances connected with seamen's societies, since a residence on Blackheath in 1825
W.K. Wakefield, Bookseller to the British and Foreign Seamen's Friend Society, 1828 - 67 pages
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Page 7 - Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me...
Page 17 - Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come : that Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should shew light unto, the people, and to the Gentiles.
Page 6 - But this I say, brethren, the. time is short : it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; and they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; and they that use this world, as not abusing it : for the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 16 - And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry, who .was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious ; but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant, with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 6 - THAT awful day will surely come, Th' appointed hour makes haste. When I must stand before my Judge, And pass the solemn test. 2 Thou lovely Chief of all my joys! Thou Sovereign of my heart! How could I bear to hear thy voice Pronounce the sound, Depart!
Page 25 - How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Page 17 - But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood...
Page 6 - Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded: but ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh...
Page 36 - This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.