Some account of the life and religious labours of Sarah Grubb: with an appendix containing an account of Ackworth School, observations on Christian discipline, and extracts from many of her letters

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R. Jackson, 1792 - 435 páginas
 

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Página 188 - ... fight the good fight of faith, and to lay hold on eternal life.
Página 334 - Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the houfe of the God of Jacob, and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths : for the law fhall go forth of Zion, and 3 the word of the Lord from Jerufalem.
Página 229 - And * he fhall judge among the nations, and * rebuke many people ; and they fhall beat * their fwords into ploughfhares, and their * fpears into pruning-hooks. Nation fhall * not lift up fword againft nation, neither ' fhall they learn war any more.
Página 3 - In the night, a young woman having given him something to drink, he said, " My child, thou seemest very kind to me a poor creature ; the Lord will reward thee for it.
Página 412 - Afia, that we were prefled out of meafure, above our ftrength, infomuch that we defpaired even of life ; — but we had the fentence of death in ourfelves, that we fhould not truft in ourfelves, but in God, who raifeth the dead...
Página 151 - Although the fig-tree fhall not blofibm, neither fhall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the olive fhall fail, and the fields fhall yield no meat ; the flock fhall be cut off from the fold, and there fhall be no herd in the ftalls ; yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my falvation...
Página 229 - We are confcious that we have no claim to the liberty of addrcffing thee, but from a belief that the Lord Almighty, who ruleth in the kingdoms of men, and giveth them to whomfoever he will...
Página 236 - ... and making a glorious addition to the church triumphant, whose names will stand eternally recorded in the book of life. I express not these things from a redundancy of heavenly virtue, but from the soulsustaining evidence that, amidst all our weakness, and conflicts of flesh and spirit, an interest is mercifully granted in Him who giveth victory over death, hell, and the grave.
Página 348 - I have fuffered the lofs of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Chrift, and be found in him; not having mine own righteoufnefs, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Chrift, the righteoufnefs which is of God by faith
Página 86 - I trust our lips will be sealed, and we content therewith; for, indeed, it is not an easy task to minister to this degenerate age, who think they know all things, and, like the magicians in Egypt, can account for all the works of the Divine hand...

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