Selected letters, ed. by T. Chamberlain

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Page 84 - Whether ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of GOD.
Page vii - Let your first action be the lifting up of your mind to Almighty God, by hearty prayer ; and feelingly digest the words you speak in prayer, with continual meditation and thinking of Him to whom you pray, and of the matter for which you pray.
Page 49 - ASSIST us mercifully, O Lord, in these our supplications and prayers, and dispose the way of thy servants towards the attainment of everlasting salvation ; that, among all the changes and chances of this mortal life, they may ever be defended by thy most gracious and ready help ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 199 - Bear with me, I beseech you, Madam, if I choose rather to offend your earthly Majesty than to offend the Heavenly Majesty of God.
Page 133 - EVERY day is a little life; and our whole life is but a day repeated; whence it is that old Jacob numbers his life by days ; and Moses desires to be taught this point of holy arithmetic, to number not his years, but his days.
Page 92 - Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.
Page 57 - And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.
Page 168 - Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing ; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Page 141 - But, my lord, I shall never be able to finish what I have begun, unless I be removed into some quiet parsonage, where I may see God's blessings spring out of my mother earth, and eat my own bread in peace and privacy : a place where I may, without disturbance, meditate my approaching mortality, and that great account which all flesh must give at the last day to the God of all spirits.
Page vii - In that time apply your study to such hours as your discreet master doth assign you, earnestly ; and the time (I know) he will so limit as shall be both sufficient for your learning and safe for your health...

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