The Traveller: Or, Meditations on Various Subjects. Written on Board a Man of War. To which is Added, Converse with the World Unseen

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E.Torrey and W.Seaver; E. & E. Hosford, printers, 1812 - Electronic books - 372 pages
 

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Contents

Thinking on a dead friend
137
The union between Christ and believers
139
Imperfect attainments
140
On kings allowance
142
On the blowing up of a ship
143
Some slain by mercics as well as by judgments
146
On a fine fleet
148
Setting sail
150
Time to be redeemed
151
In view of an engagement
152
On our Lord displaying his divinity on the sea
153
A memorandum for him that goes abroad
156
How the Sabbath or Lords day is to be sanc tified
159
Anchoring off an enemys coast
161
35Coasting on a country of another religion
163
The masts
165
Upon one being put under confinement abroad
167
The prophets description of the wicked
169
On the patience of God with sinners
170
On the Excellency of the Christian religion above the Jewishwith respect to a traveller
172
Coasting along another kings dominions
173
On hearing from friends
175
On the well of the ship
178
The company of the wicked
180
On awaking at midnight
182
On one cursing and swearing at an affront 184
184
Gods equity in the eternity of torment
186
Instructions from the communications of the wicked
188
Sorrow for sin a sign of grace
190
On hearing a ruinor of peace
191
The noble principle
193
Comparisons
195
Our sorrow for sin too contracted
200
Prisoners
201
55 A ship falling foul of another
202
56 War
204
Unfortunate retreat
206
The natural man insensible of mercy
208
The word of God irresistible
209
Docking shifis
211
On going into harbor
212
On taking in large provisions
214
Comfort and terror in one consideration
216
On being in hot climaies in a few duys
219
On sailing near different nations
220
On reaching a port after being long at sea
222
On a man that died by liquor
223
The earth a globe
225
On ships mistaking one another
226
What we ought to remember
229
The patience of God very great
230
Delusion
231
On some who were burnt by a quantity of gunpowder catching fire in time of an engagement
250
On a seaengagement fought August 17
252
On prisoners
254
A reflection on the royal Psalmists expression Psalm xlii 7 All thy waves and thy bil lows are gone over me
256
On a short indisposition
258
On putting out a light
259
On dividing the spoil
260
A daily catechism for seamen
262
A proper inspection
263
On a great storm of thunder lightning and rain
266
On being interrupted in secret prayer
267
On the armor of soldiers
268
All things made up in Christ
270
The birthday
272
Time past never returns
275
On ships steering different courses with the same wind
277
On being driven back to the harbor
279
The spirits of just men made perfeet
280
Going to engage
281
Arguments to resignation
283
Saints have no cause to complain
284
Approaching fruition
286
Infinite and eternal properties of the bli88 above
287
Bad company
289
On going beyond the line
291
On a popish procession to prevent the return of an earthquake
293
Sailing in the Torrid Zone
294
Under the direct Meridian
297
Under the Meridian the sun and moon high
299
A squall of rin lightning and thunder
301
Emulation
303
Birthday
306
Though we walk on earth our conversation should be in heaven
307
Great love in God that we may love God
309
Providence to be approved of
315
Bright views and bold language above
317
Declining years
319
The expected change
322
Arguments for faith in God
324
The traveller at home
326
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A soul converted joy among the angels
335
Exercise of the blessed
343
Indifference to the world
349
A check for not meditating on divine things
359
The noble indifference
365
God a neverfailing portion
367
The best employment
368
Divine wisdom in our various lots
369
The mind too little on heaven
370
The duty of the aged saint
371
Afflictions will attend us to our last
372

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Page 128 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life ; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Page 269 - Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Page 18 - Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud; and he shall hear my voice.
Page 155 - The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 105 - The hour is coming when all that are in their graves shall hear (he voice of the Son of Man, and shall come forth ; they that have done good, to the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil, to the resurrection of damnation.
Page 140 - Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
Page 108 - For thus saith the Lord unto the eunuchs that keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant ; even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters : I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Page 269 - Wherefore take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Page 109 - But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child : for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak. Be not afraid of their faces : for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord.
Page 229 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth...

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