A Brother's Portrait; or, Memoirs of the late Rev. W. Barber. Compiled chiefly from his journals and ... correspondence by Aquila Barber ... To which is added, as an appendix, the meorials of his late wife, written by himself
Aquila Barber, 1830 - 510 pages
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Page 18 - For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Page vii - 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 61 - And while the lamp holds out to burn The vilest sinner may return.
Page 191 - And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not ; I will lead them in paths that they have not known : I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Page 3 - Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.
Page 123 - When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity.
Page 33 - Instead of this, he made me feel The hidden evils of my heart, And let the angry powers of hell Assault my soul in every part.
Page viii - So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame; So purer light shall mark the road That leads me to the Lamb.