Memoirs of William Stevens, esq. [by sir J.A. Park.].

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Page 191 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 68 - My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord : my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.
Page 41 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 3 - I have often thought that there has rarely passed a life of which a judicious and faithful narrative would not be useful.
Page 155 - ... no species of writing seems more worthy of cultivation than biography, since none can be more delightful or more useful, none can more certainly enchain the heart by irresistible interest, or more widely diffuse instruction to every diversity of condition.
Page 130 - Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder and cast away their cords from us.
Page 76 - For as many as have sinned without Law shall also perish without Law: and as many as have sinned in the Law shall be judged by the Law...
Page 143 - Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John...
Page 159 - It is the effusion of a mind crowded with ideas, and desirous of imparting them ; and therefore always accumulating words, and involving one clause and sentence in another.
Page 145 - And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him : and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD commanded Moses.

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