Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late Rev. W. Wood, F.L.S., and Minister of the Protestant Dissenting Chapel at Mill-Hill, in Leeds: To which are Subjoined, an Address, Delivered at His Interment, on Tuesday, April 5; and a Sermon, on Occasion of His Death, Preached on Sunday, April 10, 1808
J. Johnson, 1809 - 197 pages
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Page 157 - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Page 2 - There be of them, that have left a name behind them, that their praises might be reported. And some there be, which have no memorial; who are perished, as though they had never been; and are become as though they had never been born; and their children after them.
Page 123 - I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 196 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Page 171 - For God shall bring every work into judgement, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
Page 93 - who maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth ; who breaketh the bow and cutteth the spear in sunder.
Page 131 - ... a draught of which I have read ; and of the resolutions which are to be proposed at the public meeting, which also I have seen. It is my firm conviction, that if the measures which you are now pursuing, had been taken in the time of the late ministry, and before the death of the ever to-be-lamented Mr.
Page 115 - Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.