A Memoir of Richard Williams, Surgeon
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009 - 116 pagine
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. Mercy and Truth, that long were miss'd, Now joyfully are met; Sweet peace and righteousness have kiss'd, And hand in hand are set. Truth from the earth, like to a flower, Shall bud and blossom then; And justice from her heavenly bower Look down on mortal men. Psalm, bcxxv. 10,11.?Milton. I fear that much of my backwardness in spiritual matters may be imputed to my overlooking so much the work of the Spirit of God in the plan of salvation And oh! how important is His work ! To open the eyes, enlighten the understanding, soften the heart, remove prejudices, shed abroad the love of God abundantly in the heart, to witness with our spirit thut we are the sons of God, to help our infirmities, to seal us unto the day of redemption.?Rev. J. Macdonald of Calcutta, . There is such a tiling as a denominational zoology. There is a certain temperament, there are certain mental tendencies, from which, if a man is not content to remain a Presbyterian in Scotland or an Episcopalian in England, it may be predicted which other section of the Christian community he will join. The Wesleyan body is the great absorbent of warm hearts and fervid spirits. In the frequency of its devotional meetings, in the frankness and unreserve of its Christian intercourse, in the vigor of its responses and the soaring rapture of its hymns, and in the benevolent vivacity which finds a post and an employment for every member, it meets many cravings of the young and ardent convert. Is he crying, in the gladness of his soul, Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob Alike in the cathedral and the conventicle, he is apt to be depressed by an organic solo or a rueful dirge; but escaping to the Methodist meeting, he finds their glor...
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