A plain method of Christian devotion, tr. and revised [by W. Fleetwood].

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Page 46 - For a thousand years in thy sight, are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carriest them away as with a flood ; they are as a sleep : in the morning they are like grass which groweth up ; in the morning it flourisheth and groweth up ; in the evening it is cut down and withereth.
Page 127 - I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure : and, behold, this also is vanity.
Page 229 - My soul thirsteth for Thee, my flesh also longeth after Thee : in a barren and dry land where no water is.
Page 76 - Brethren, I count not myfelf to have apprehended ; but this one thing I do, forgetting thofe things which are behind, and reaching forth unto thofe things which are before, I prefs toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Chrift Jefus.
Page 206 - much " much goods laid up for many years ; take " thine eafe, eat, drink, and be merry.
Page 9 - Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me : thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.
Page 126 - The missionaries left Switzerland loaded with wealth ; and even flattered the pope with the agreeable anticipation that the Protestant part of Switzerland might be led back to the lap of the church. The outward peace enjoyed by the confederacy during the eighteenth century (the...
Page 322 - ... of the angels faid he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee ? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he (hall be to me a Son? And again, when he bringeth in the firit-begctten into the world, he faith, And let all the angels of God worfliip him.
Page 65 - Father; the very hairs of your head are numbered, ye are of more value than many Sparrows ; the fowls of the air have neither barns nor granaries, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
Page 229 - My foul hath a defire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord : my heart and my flefh rejoice in the living God.

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