Recollections of the Past

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Published for the author at the Conference Office, 1846 - 147 sayfa

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Sayfa 56 - Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar. And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.
Sayfa 35 - The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold ; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Sayfa 122 - The preacher informed him that on such an evening he could be there, and if an appointment was given out he would, with the leave of Providence, fulfill it. The major assured him the appointment would be made, and requested the preacher to come to his house, and consider it his home while he remained in the place. This was assented to, and so they parted. When the day arrived the preacher came in the afternoon to Millford, and received a hearty welcome to the major's house, who soon brought forward...
Sayfa 57 - Jeremiah did, because of the reproach and derision he met with daily, "and all his familiar friends watched for his halting," to be revenged on him for speaking the truth, he would be forced to confess as he confessed; "his word was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones; I was weary with forbearing, and could not stay.
Sayfa 119 - There will be preaching in such a place on such an evening, which is but two or three miles from your house, and I ask you as a friend to go, and at least for once hear a sermon.
Sayfa 137 - I had never asked a bishop or presiding elder to give me this or save me from that. We did not in those days, so far as I was acquainted, go to conference with arrangements previously made, eitherin our own minds or with preachers or people, as to our field of labour. But believing that by submitting it, under God, to the authorities of the Church, we should be more safe than in choosing for ourselves, we went cheerfully to the fields assigned us. But now I was brought into a strait: for though I...
Sayfa 24 - Chase f1rst considered joining the itinerancy in 1810, the former itinerant Eber Cowles warned him that "the itinerant life is a good school, but it is a severe one — you have but a gloomy prospect before you for the present life — I think a young man in your circumstances can do better."55 Thomas Ware spoke for many when he wrote, "I thought our [itinerant] system too severe. It called us in youth to sacrifice all means of acquiring property, and threatened to leave us dependent on the cold...
Sayfa 124 - Presbyterian meeting-house was obtained, and many that evening felt that the word of the Lord was quick and powerful. - " To give the particulars of the revival which followed in Millford would fill many sheets ; but I will only add, a society was raised, embracing the heads of many of the first families in the place. Among these was Major Eddy, the father of the Rev. LA Eddy, of the Oneida Conference. Major Badger exemplified religion in life for a number of years, and left the world full of glorious...
Sayfa 143 - GENTLEMEN, I HOPE you will find room in your Magazine for some critical observations upon the ScripturesI send you the following, which you are at liberty to make such use of as you please.
Sayfa 138 - Ohio district, without his knowledge of the fact, and wher the appointments were read out, brother Finley came to the bishop much agitated, and in tears inquired, ' Do you think, sir, that I am fit for a presiding elder ?' To which the bishop replied...

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