The metropolitan pulpit; or, Sketches of the most popular preachers in London [by J. Grant].

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Page 302 - 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 274 - 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 276 - And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
Page 164 - 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 314 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. His breath goeth forth, he retumeth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
Page 9 - AFTER these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; 2 And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them. 3 And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
Page 254 - The mighty grave Wraps lord and slave ; 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 thee strew'd Their multitude Sink, like waves upon the shore ; Storms shall never rouse them more...
Page 96 - ... The present system of education is strongly biassed in favor of professional and literary pursuits, to which there would be no objection were every man's vocation in life, law, medicine, theology, or kindred avocations. But these are not the callings for which the majority are intended. The average man must earn his bread by the sweat of his brow, and must be a producer, in order to obtain support.
Page 333 - Him in whom it has pleased the Father that all fulness should dwell...
Page 115 - 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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