A brief memoir of the labours and a vindication of the character and call of the rev. J. Caughey: including a critical examination of the resolution of the Wesleyan conference and of the president's declaration prohibitory of his labours, by 'a Wesleyan Methodist'.

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Simpkin Marshall & Company, 1847 - 80 pagine
 

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Pagina 14 - But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
Pagina 32 - Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities : Thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, A tabernacle that shall not be taken down ; Not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, Neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken. But there the glorious Lord will be unto us A place of broad rivers and streams; Wherein shall go no galley with oars, Neither shall gallant ship pass thereby.
Pagina 17 - In this perilous situation of things, Isaiah addresses himself to Ahaz, and assures him, in the name of the Lord (the cant phrase of all the prophets) that these two kings should not succeed against him; and to...
Pagina 46 - DEAD flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour : so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.
Pagina 44 - For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me ; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel...
Pagina 62 - It is determined, that if, at any time, the Conference see it necessary to make any new rule for the societies at large, and such rule shall be objected to at the first quarterly meeting in any given circuit ; and if the major part of that meeting, in conjunction with the preachers, be of opinion, that the enforcing of such rule in that circuit will be injurious to the prosperity of that circuit, it shall not be enforced in opposition...
Pagina 72 - Abigail, selections from her grandparents' writings. Mrs. Frear deplores the lack of " a little earthiness ... a gentle dish of gossip," but she manages to bring to life the over-serious young pair. She hints that " the thrill of adventure mingled with the call of conscience to go to the ends of the earth and preach the gospel to every creature while crime flourished throughout the New England villages they left behind them.
Pagina 2 - ... the truth is inconvenient or disagreeable to you. Such a rule would destroy the very nature of truth. It is not what we mean by truth. It is a rejection of the universal understanding which prevails among mankind. It is using words in a sense in which I know mankind do not understand me to use them. I may not, therefore, deny. I may not say, No, when they ask me if it is so.
Pagina 5 - foolish things of the world confound the wise ; and weak things of the world confound the things which are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, yea, and things which are not, bring to naught things which are.
Pagina 37 - Every ray of divine glory seemed to be a word that the eye of my soul could read, a sentence which my judgment could perceive and understand : ' These matters which trouble thee must be let entirely alone. The will of G.od is, that thou shouldst visit Europe. He shall be with thee there, and give thee many seals to thy ministry. He has provided thee with funds. Make thy arrangements accordingly ; and, next Conference, ask libertv from the proper authorities, and it shall be granted thee. Visit Canada...

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