Decision and indecision; or, The two cousins, by the wife of a Wesleyan minister [mrs. Parker].

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Carlton & Lanahan, 1833 - 80 pages

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Page 14 - Wilt thou not from this time cry unto Me : — " My father, Thou art the guide of my youth?
Page 59 - AH thy pleasures I forego ; I trample on thy wealth and pride; Only Jesus will I know, And Jesus crucified. 2 Other knowledge I disdain ; 'Tis all but vanity : Christ, the Lamb of God, was slain, He tasted death for me. Me to save from endless woe The...
Page 32 - The front of the abbey church has a most noble and majestic appearance, being built in the form of the west end of a cathedral, adorned with rich carvings and lofty pinnacles.
Page 54 - ... of former times, except as they have been confirmed by the habits of the present time. I have been constrained to continue in the grace of God, to hold fast the profession of my faith, to cleave unto the Lord with purpose of heart ; and now, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for He is with me : his rod and his staff they comfort me.
Page 51 - If then we bring all these considerations under one view, we shall find it sufficiently established that baptism is the sign and seal of the covenant of grace under its perfected dispensation ; — that it is the grand initiatory act by which we, enter into this covenant, in order to claim all its spiritual blessings, and to take upon ourselves all its obligations ; — that it was appointed by Jesus Christ in a manner which plainly put it in the place of...
Page 10 - Lord," also exerts its appropriate influence on his mind; and he is thus urged on to " perfect holiness in the fear of the Lord." When the believer is made to know, that " there is no condemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus," he is also made to know, that " they walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Page 6 - God — expressing an expectation of death as near at hand, and leaving her with his five children, upon Him who is a father to the fatherless and a husband to the widow, who put their trust in him.
Page 54 - ... state of great exhaustion, from previous suffering. He seemed to be fully aware of his danger ; but his mind was perfectly tranquil. Observing me weeping bitterly, he said, " Compose yourself, my dear ; keep your mind calm : commit the matter to Him who knows, not only what is right, but what is best. My flesh and my heart fail, but God is my rock. I know that my Redeemer liveth ; and that when he shall appear, I shall appear with him. Yes ; I shall see him as he is.
Page 29 - Father made them all:" to her, the noontide sun, the cheerful day, the full-orbed moon, and silent night, the green earth, and the bespangled firmament, the fruitful shower, and the healthy breeze, streams, woods, and mountains, nay, the whole creation was vocal, and the universe was filled with the song,

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