An account of the life and death of lieutenant Illidge, chiefly drawn out of his own papers by M. Henry

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Page 72 - ... and bearing with the weakness of those who cannot bear things which others account lawful; we might indeed be restored to a true primitive lustre far sooner, than by furbishing up some antiquated ceremonies, which can derive their pedigree no higher, than from some ancient custom and tradition. God will one day convince men, that the union of the church lies more in the unity of faith and affection, than in uniformity of doubtful rites and ceremonies.
Page 131 - Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him. For he knoweth our frame ; he remembereth that we are dust.
Page 68 - I say unto you it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment, than for you.
Page 95 - Thus he continued meditating, and praying, and rejoicing, till the day of his death; and on that day faid to Mr. Woodnot, My dear Friend, I am forry I have nothing to prefent to my merciful God but Jin and mifery ; but the firft is pardoned ; and a few hours will now put a period to the latter ; for I fhall fuddenly go hence and be no more feen.
Page 107 - Lord, help me ! hast thou not promised to work in me both ' to will and to do of thy good pleasure...
Page 91 - If ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but, if ye, through the spirit, mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Page 28 - ... with the bands of an entire and holy affection. Set me at liberty from this clog of earth, and give me wings of ardent zeal, and pure devotion, that I may soar aloft, and take my flight higher than heaven itself, and find my rest in thee.
Page 8 - were to live my Life over again, I " would never keep Company with " thole that are given to drinking.
Page 121 - O let me have fitch a perfect Subjection to the Father of Spirits, that this Chaftifement may be for my Profit, that I may be a Partaker of thy Holinefs.
Page 122 - O bow light is this chastisement if compared with my fault ! and this temporal pain, if compared with eternal torments, from which I am redeemed by him that poured out his soul unto death for me ! Lord, let not thy good Spirit depart from me, that in this conflict I may be more than a conqueror. Lord, let nothing separate me from thee, or cause me to doubt of thy love and favour.

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