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Wesley and His Preachers, Their Conquest of Britain (Classic Reprint)
Godfrey Holden Pike
Sin vista previa disponible - 2016
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Página 184 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Página 215 - And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away, and there was found no place for them. And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God, and the books were opened ; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
Página 29 - Saw you him that was a lion till then, and is now a lamb; him that was a drunkard, but now exemplarily sober; the whoremonger that was, who now abhors the very lusts of the flesh? These are my living arguments for what I assert — that God now, as aforetime, gives remission of sins and the gift of the Holy Ghost, which may be called visions.
Página 215 - ... the soul •was set at liberty. We stood round the bed, and fulfilled her last request, uttered a little before she lost her speech, ' Children, as soon as I am released, sing a psalm of praise to God.
Página 12 - As soon as he got upon the stand, he stroked back his hair, and turned his face towards where I stood, and I thought fixed his eyes on me : his countenance struck such an awful dread upon me, before I heard him speak, that it made my heart beat like the pendulum of a clock ; and when he did speak, I thought his whole discourse was aimed at me.
Página 124 - And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous. 9 Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Página 72 - I found him sitting at the head of a long square table, such as is commonly used in this country by the lower class of people, dressed in a coarse blue frock, trimmed with black horn buttons ; a checked shirt, a leathern strap about his neck for a stock, a coarse apron, and a pair of great wooden-soled shoes plated with iron to preserve them (what we call clogs in these parts), with a child upon his knee, eating his breakfast...
Página 167 - The sum of what I spoke was this :— I love plain dealing. Do not you ? I will use it now. Bear with me. I hang out no false colours, but show you all I am, all I intend, all I do. I am a member of the Church of England : but I love good men of every church. My ground is the Bible. Yea, I am a Bible- bigot. I follow it in all things, both great and small.
Página 51 - TIMS. 9. — I preached at six to abundance of people near Ewood ; and with an uncommon blessing. Hence we rode to Todmorden. The minister was slowly recovering from a violent fit of a palsy, with which he was struck immediately after he had been preaching a virulent sermon against the Methodists.