Troy Conference Miscellany: Containing a Historical Sketch of Methodism Within the Bounds of the Troy Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, with Reminiscences of Its Deceased, and Contributions by Its Living Ministers. With an Appendix
J. Lord, 1854 - 423 pages
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Page 335 - about with a golden girdle. His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire. And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace, and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
Page 85 - Accordingly, at the ensuing conference—having been ordained elder—he was sent to Middlebury, Vermont. He commenced his ministry by discoursing from the text, " We preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus, the Lord, and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake." And this text he placed before himself as the rule or formula after which his ministrations were to be
Page 378 - unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.
Page 329 - Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears, unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared.
Page 360 - Israel, after those days, saith the Lord. / will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts; and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.
Page 328 - life, that I might take it again. No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again.
Page 328 - my sheep, and am known of mine. As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep." " Greater love hath no man than this,
Page 371 - thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes. Since the world began, was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born blind.
Page 331 - ' For, consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners, against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.