The Works of the Reverend George Whitefield, M.A...: Containing All His Sermons and Tracts which Have Been Already Published: with a Select Collection of Letters... Also, Some Other Pieces on Important Subjects, Never Before Printed; Prepared by Himself for the Press; to which is Prefixed, an Account of His Life, Compiled from His Orignial Papers and Letters, Volume 1
Edward and Charles Dilly, 1771
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Page 248 - HE calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night? The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: If ye will enquire, enquire ye: Return, come.
Page 315 - This Satan could not brook. One of his choicest servants was exhibiting, trumpeting on a large stage ; but, as soon as the people saw me in my black robes, and my pulpit, I think all, to a man, left him and ran to me. For a while I was enabled to lift up my voice like a trumpet, and many heard the joyful sound. God's people kept praying, and the enemy's agents made a kind of roaring at some distance from our camp.
Page 344 - For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory; and no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Page 104 - He did not see why true believers, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as that which is to come...
Page 248 - I then asked, whether there were no other Lord's people but themselves; and supposing all others were the devil's people, they certainly had more need to be preached to, and therefore I was more and more determined to go out into the highways and hedges; and that if the pope himself would lend me his pulpit, I would gladly proclaim the righteousness of Jesus Christ therein.
Page 316 - For just as they approached us with looks full of resentment, I know not by what accident, they quarrelled among themselves, threw down their staff, and went their way, leaving, however, many of their company behind, who, before we had done, I trust were brought over to join the besieged party.
Page 172 - My dear brother, take heed ; see you are in Christ a new creature. Beware of a false peace ; strive to enter in at the strait gate ; and give all diligence to make your calling and election sure.
Page 311 - April 6, 1742) is doing great things in London daily. I rejoice to hear that you are helped in your work. Let this encourage you ; go on, go on ; the more we do, the more we may do, for Jesus. I sleep and eat but little, and am constantly employed from morning till midnight, and yet my strength is daily renewed.
Page 317 - I preached in great jeopardy; for the pulpit being high, and the...
Page 355 - ... countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches.