The Rise of Methodism Briefly Sketched

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Whittaker, 1863 - 12 strán (strany)

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Strana 46 - O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation ; I will trust, and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song ; he also is become my salvation.
Strana 11 - And" every day had given them occasion of showing a meekness which no injury could move. If they were pushed, struck, or thrown down, they rose again and went away ; but no complaint was found in their mouth.
Strana 76 - No foot of land do I possess ; No cottage in this wilderness: A poor way-faring man, I lodge awhile in tents below, Or gladly wander to and fro, Till I my Canaan gain.
Strana 76 - John Wesley's conversation is good, but he is never at leisure. He is always obliged to go at a certain hour. This is very disagreeable to a man who loves to fold his legs and have out his talk, as I do.
Strana 37 - Such a society is no other than " a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness, nnited in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.
Strana 51 - judgments are a great deep !' " He was so thoroughly acquainted with the Bible, that if he was questioned concerning any Hebrew word in the Old, or any Greek word in the New Testament, he would tell, after a little pause, not only how often one or the other occurred in the Bible, but also what it meant in every place. Such a master of Biblical knowledge I never knew before, and never expect to see again.
Strana 9 - I insist upon conquering the will of children betimes, because this is the only strong and rational foundation of a religious education, without which both precept and example will be ineffectual. But when this is thoroughly done, then a child is capable of being governed by the reason and piety of its parents, till its own understanding comes to maturity, and the principles of religion have taken root in the mind.
Strana 12 - I searched the Scriptures again, touching this very thing, particularly the Acts of the Apostles. But, to my utter astonishment, found scarce any instances there of other than instantaneous conversions ; scarce any so slow as that of St. Paul, who was three days in the pangs of the new birth.
Strana 16 - When first sent forth to minister the word, Say, did we preach ourselves, or Christ the Lord ? Was it our aim disciples to collect, To raise a party, or to found a sect ? No; but to spread the power of Jesus...
Strana 62 - Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

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