The Aged Pilgrim's Triumph Over Sin and the Grave: Illustrated in a Series of Letters Never Before Published

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Wilder & Campbell, 1825 - 271 pages

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Page 242 - O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
Page 117 - They took joyfully the spoiling of their goods, knowing, that in heaven they had a better and more enduring substance ; they accounted " all things as loss in comparison of the excellency of Christ Jesus...
Page 207 - Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power...
Page 233 - WHENE'ER I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see ! What shall I render to my God For all his gifts to me ? Not more than others I deserve, Yet God has given me more ; For I have food, while others starve, Or beg from door to door.
Page 240 - World, and cause them to be in the Fear of the Lord all the Day long.
Page 238 - I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, striving together for the faith of the gospel.
Page 215 - I was dumb, and opened not my mouth, because thou didst it.
Page 133 - Tis his almighty love, His counsel and his care, Preserves us safe from sin and death, And every hurtful snare. 3 He will present our souls, Unblemished and complete, Before the glory of his face, With joys divinely great. 4 Then all the chosen seed Shall meet around the throne; Shall bless the conduct of his grace, And make his wonders known.
Page 232 - ... sustained and almost childlike gladness of heart, the continual presence of that peace which the world can neither give nor take away.
Page 100 - Shortens the destined number ; every pulse Beats a sharp moment of the pain away, And the last stroke will come. By swift degrees Time sweeps us off, and we shall soon arrive At life's sweet period : O celestial point, That ends this mortal story...

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