Memoir of William B. Kimber

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C. Sherman, Printer, 1852 - 88 pages

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Page 73 - Go, then, earthly fame and treasure; Come disaster, scorn, and pain ; In thy service pain is pleasure, With thy favor loss is gain. I have called thee Abba, Father...
Page 80 - He shall feed His flock like a shepherd : He shall gather the lambs with His arms, and carry them in His bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.
Page 62 - When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Page 77 - On Jordan's stormy banks I stand, And cast a wistful eye To Canaan's fair and happy land, Where my possessions lie.
Page 72 - Saviour flee : He, ever near, thy prayer will hear, And calm thy perturbation; The waves of woe shall ne'er o'erflow The rock of thy salvation. Death shall never harm thee, Shrink not from his blow, For thy God shall arm thee, And victory bestow : For death shall bring to thee no sting, The grave no desolation ; 'Tis gain to die, with Jesus nigh, The rock of thy salvation.
Page 80 - Without a sigh, A change of feature or a shaded smile, He gave his hand to the stern messenger, And as a glad child seeks his father's arms, Went home " ? Then you have seen the deep, the penetrating influence of this Book.
Page 46 - Toward evening his difficulty of breathing increased, and the cough was very distressing ; but he uttered no complaint, and seemed only to fear that he should not be -patient enough under his sufferings, exclaiming, " Oh, I am afraid^ I shall be tempted to murmur, and then what will become of me ! Pray for me, all of you, pray for me that my patience may hold out to the end !" He soon, however, became sweetly composed, and an interval of ease occurring, he addressed us •with an earnestness and...
Page 77 - And he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more ; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat : for the Lamb...
Page 80 - ... through the knowledge thus obtained their faith became sufficiently strong to lay hold upon the promise of eternal life, and to endure as seeing him who is invisible ; and were enabled, through faith, to combat the powers of darkness, contend against the wiles of the adversary, overcome the world, and obtain the end of their faith, even the salvation of their souls.
Page 26 - ... principal burden that rested upon my mind, was to turn the attention of the people to the light of Christ Jesus in their own hearts, that their conversation might be such as becometh his gospel. I had to tell them, that although I did not understand their language, yet I was fearful for them, seeing that for every idle word a man shall speak, he must give an account in the day of judgment...

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