The Pulpit: Biographical Sketches of the Most Popular Preachers in London

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D. Appleton, 1843 - Preaching - 416 pages

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Page 179 - And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying. Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
Page 164 - And Moses rose up and went unto Dathan and Abiram, and the elders of Israel followed him. And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.
Page 163 - These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear : clouds they are without water, carried about of winds ; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots ; Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame ; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
Page 102 - Peter said : Silver and gold I have none, but what I have, I give thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, arise and walk.
Page 151 - Tis to be free ! No more to love, or hope, or fear — To join the great equality : All alike are humbled there !' The mighty grave Wraps lord and slav.e, Nor pride nor poverty dares come Within that refuge-house, the tomb '.' Spirit with the drooping wing, And the ever-weeping eye, Thou of all earth's kings art king !. Empires at thy footstool lie ! Beneath...
Page 54 - The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
Page 220 - Very true," says the popular theorist ; " I accept the conclusion ; is it not written, the natural man receiveth not the things of God, neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
Page 65 - And so saying, he hastily advanced to the exhausted man, and, taking hold of the truck, pulled in conjunction with the other, with all his might and this too amidst torrents of rain, until the vehicle with its load, was dragged to within a few yards of St. Paul's Church-yard, which was the place of its destination.
Page 152 - s the grandeur of the earth To the grandeur round thy throne ? Riches, glory, beauty, birth, To thy kingdom all have gone. Before thee stand • The wondrous band, — Bards, heroes, sages, side by side, Who darkened nations when they died.
Page 75 - On one occasion, about three years before his death, he was preaching to one of the most crowded congregations that ever assembled to hear him. In the middle of his discourse he observed a great commotion in the gallery. For a time he took no notice of it, but finding it increasing, he paused in his sermon, and looking in the direction in which the confusion prevailed, he exclaimed, "What's the matter there? The Devil seems to have got among you...

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