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Page 89 - As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting, upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children ; To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
Page 2 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page 41 - ... so guide and govern the minds of thy servants, the Bishops and Pastors of thy flock, that they may lay hands suddenly on no man, but faithfully and wisely make choice of fit persons to serve in the sacred ministry of thy Church. And to those...
Page 92 - the peace of God in my conscience, and the love of God in my heart. I knew before the doctrines I preached to be truths, but now I experience them to be blessings. Jesus is more precious than rubies, and all that can be desired on the earth, is not to be compared to him.
Page 18 - Lest this should be removed from the parish, the use of the church was granted to him, but as lord Mansfield's decision was, that seven o'clock in the evening was a convenient time to preach the lecture, the church-wardens refused to open the church till that hour, and to light it when there was occasion.
Page 43 - He did hear us, glory be to a prayer-hearing God, and he turned our supplications into praises. About that period it began to be laid very near my heart to pray earnestly and often for the prosperity of our Sion, for which I never fail to make intercession in all my addresses to the throne of grace. But once a week, on Friday, I have what I call the clergy's litany. In which, after general petitions for the out-pouring of the Spirit upon all the ministers of our church, I make mention by name of...
Page 59 - I what compliment to your understandings ? what advantage to you in any shape, to be directed and applied to by every person, with whom you have any connexion, or on whom you have any dependence ? Is not this depriving you of the freedom of your choice ? Determined by these motives, when my friends of their own accord put me up as a candidate, to whom I have to this hour made no application, directly or indirectly, I left you to yourselves. If you choose me, I desire to be your servant for Jesus's...
Page 89 - But the mercy of the Lord is from everlafting to everlafting upon them that fear him : and his righteoufnefs unto children's children, 1 8 To fuch as keep his covenant, and to thofe that remember his commandments to do them.
Page 14 - He had actually made the necessary preparations, and was going to the water-side, in order to secure his passage, when he was met by a gentleman, a total stranger to him, who asked him if his name was not Romaine. He answered that it was. The gentleman had formerly been acquainted with his father, and, observing a strong resemblance tohim in his son, was induced to make the inquiry.