A History of Methodism in the United States, Հատոր 2

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Էջ 424 - Such a society is no other than ' a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness, united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.
Էջ 420 - But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining — They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between, But neither heat, nor frost, nor thunder, Shall wholly do away, I ween, The marks of that which once hath been.
Էջ 424 - But wherever this is really fixed in the soul, it will be shown by its fruits. It is therefore expected of all who continue therein, that they should continue to evidence their desire of salvation, First, by doing no harm, by avoiding evil...
Էջ 425 - Ministers; doing to others as we would not they should do unto us; doing what we know is not for the glory of God, as the "putting on of gold or costly apparel;" the taking such diversions as cannot be used in the name of the Lord Jesus; the singing those songs, or reading those books, which do not tend to the knowledge or love of God...
Էջ 425 - By doing good, especially to them that are of the household of faith, or groaning so to .. be ; employing them preferably to others, buying one of another, helping each other in business ; and so much the more because the world will love its own, and them only.
Էջ 167 - We declare that we are as much as ever convinced of the great evil of slavery ; therefore, no slaveholder shall be eligible to any official station in our Church hereafter ; where the laws of the state in which he lives will admit of emancipation, and permit the liberated slave to enjoy freedom.
Էջ 230 - Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels ; to the general assembly and church of the firstborn, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the Mediator• of the new covenant.
Էջ 16 - Committee most strongly call to your recollection, what was so fully stated to you when you were accepted as a Missionary to the West Indies, that your only business is to promote the moral and religious improvement of the slaves to whom you may have access, without, in the least degree, in public or private, interfering with their civil condition.
Էջ 16 - Whereas, in the event of a separation, a contingency to which the declaration asks attention as not improbable, we esteem it the...
Էջ 421 - I will hear what God the Lord will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly. 9 Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.

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