Experience and Gospel Labours of the Rev. Benjamin Abbott: To which is Annexed a Narrative of His Life and Death

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J. Emory and B. Waugh, 1830 - Clergy - 211 pages

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Page 175 - expose themselves in the congregation, by begging or crying for mercy at the hand of God. What a pity that the opposers do not well consider Acts v, 39, " But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God :
Page 193 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand : for thou knowest not whether shall prosper either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good,
Page 44 - Again the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and showeth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them, and saith unto him, All these things I will give thee, if thou wilt fall down
Page 162 - and we had a melting time. At night I preached, and the power of the Lord was present to the joy of his children : and we had a shout in the assembly. " Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion ; for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee,
Page 180 - And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies : and he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven,
Page 174 - four joined society. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and let all my powers magnify the Most High. Thursday, 28th, I preached, and had the shout of a king in the camp of Jesus. Many seemed to bathe in the " fountain that was opened to the house of David, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness, 1
Page 179 - Sing, O-ye heavens, for the Lord hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forests, and every tree therein: for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel,
Page 168 - their faces: and they said, the Lord, he is the God ; the Lord, he is the God," 1 Kings xviii, 36-39. So on that day, when the fire of the Lord came down, the people fell and acknowledged the
Page 93 - will prove you, by the word of God, to be a child of the devil, and an heir of damnation : for St. John tells us, " He that committeth sin is of the devil; for this purpose, the Son of God was manifested that he might destroy the works of the devil; whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin,
Page 187 - many, on those occasions, have witnessed the truth of Solomon's assertion, " Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend,

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