The History of Methodism in Canada: With an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Work of God Among the Canadian Indian Tribes ; and Occasional Notices of the Civil Affairs of the Province
A. Green, 1862 - 414 sayfa
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Sayfa 261 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Sayfa 182 - BEHOLD, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's 116 beard : that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Sayfa 170 - As far as it respects civil affairs, we believe it the duty of Christians, and especially all Christian ministers, to be subject to the supreme authority of the country where they may reside, and to use all laudable means to enjoin obedience to the powers that be ; and therefore it is expected that all our preachers and people, who may be under the British or any other government, will behave themselves as peaceable and orderly subjects.
Sayfa 6 - England, and a man whom I judge to be well qualified for that great work. And I do hereby recommend him to all whom it may concern, as a fit person to preside over the flock of Christ. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four. JOHN WESLEY.
Sayfa 169 - Resolved, by the delegates of the Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, That they disapprove, in the most unqualified sense, the conduct of two members of the General Conference who are reported to have lectured in this city recently upon and in favor of modern abolitionism.
Sayfa 76 - Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.
Sayfa 6 - Know all men, that I, John Wesley, think myself to be providentially called at this time to set apart some persons for the work of the ministry in America.
Sayfa 179 - Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord ; looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God ; lest any root of bitterness springing up, trouble you, and thereby many be defiled ; lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.
Sayfa v - You must preach to us, or we shall all go to hell together, and God will require our blood at your hands !" This pointed appeal had its intended effect, in awakening his attention to the peril of their condition.