The Power of Religion on the Mind: In Retirement, Affliction, and at the Approach of Death: Exemplified in the Testimonies and Experience of Persons Distinguished by Their Greatness, Learning, Or Virtue ...
order of the trustees of the residuary estate of Lindley Murray, M. Day's Press, 1888 - Biography - 378 pages
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Page 301 - He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : — but to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten,...
Page 2 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind : for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Page 44 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Page 155 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 111 - The Grace of God which bringeth salvation hath appeared unto all men, teaching us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world...
Page 74 - First, I send you all the thanks which my heart can conceive, or my words can express, for your many travails and care taken for me ; which, though they have not taken effect as you wished, yet my debt to you is not the less. But pay it I never shall in this world.
Page 28 - And now, behold, I go bound in the Spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there ; save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying, that bonds and afflictions abide me. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus; to testify the Gospel of the Grace of God.