The Experience of Several Eminent Methodist Preachers: With an Account of Their Call to and Success in the Ministry. In a Series of Letters Written by Themselves,to the Rev. John Wesley
T. Mason and G. Lane, 1837 - Methodist Church - 332 pages
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Page 154 - The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness : but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Page 96 - Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.
Page 77 - Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you; and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly of heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Page 53 - The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me; I found trouble and sorrow. Then called I upon the name of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech Thee, deliver my soul.
Page 45 - I have sinned; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?
Page 54 - O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation ; I will trust, and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song ; he also is become my salvation.
Page 274 - My foot hath held his steps, His way have I kept, and not declined. Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
Page 222 - But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour ; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.