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Page 106 - I happened soon after to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper.
Page 689 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 574 - God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, by honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Page 27 - But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, — is therefore Christ the minister of sin ? God forbid ! 18 For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor.
Page 106 - Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had by precaution emptied his pockets before he came from home. Towards the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt a strong...
Page 136 - Charter of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows and Children of Clergymen in the Communion of the Church of England, in America...
Page 333 - Write, blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Page 630 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too. Affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Page xvi - I do believe the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation : and I do solemnly engage to conform to thfc doctrine and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in these United States.