Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of the Most Eminent and Evangelical Authors Or Preachers, Both British and Foreign, in the Several Denominations of Protestants, from the Beginning of the Reformation to the Present Time ...
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Page 272 - And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying; Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty ; just and true are thy ways, thou King Of saints; who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name?
Page 420 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment...
Page 387 - ... also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets...
Page 134 - For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me and every tongue shall confess to God.
Page 313 - God's excellency, his wisdom, his purity and love, seemed to appear in every thing; in the sun, moon, and stars; in the clouds, and blue sky; in the grass, flowers, trees; in the water, and all nature; which used greatly to fix my mind.
Page 313 - ... in the sun, moon, and stars ; in the clouds and blue sky ; in the grass, flowers, trees ; in the water and all nature ; which used greatly to fix my mind. I often used to sit and view the moon for...
Page 315 - Once as I rode out into the woods for my health, in 1737, having alighted from my horse in a retired place, as my manner commonly has been, to walk for divine contemplation and prayer, I had a view that for me was extraordinary, of the glory of the Son of God, as Mediator between God and man, and his wonderful, great, full, pure and sweet grace and love, and meek and gentle condescension.
Page 386 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering. Forbearing one another and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Page 441 - I therefore preached again,' says he, ' in the evening, and went home, never more surprised at any incident in my life. All behaved quite well, and were, in some degree, affected. The earl of Chesterfield thanked me, and said, ' Sir, I will not tell you what I shall tell others, how I approve of you ;