The Good Lord Wharton: His Family, Life, and Bible Charity

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Congregational Union of England and Wales, 1906 - 208 pages
Lord Philip Wharton (1613-1696) was the son of Sir Thomas Wharton and Lady Philadelphia Carey. He was born at Aske, near Richmond, Yorkshire, England. His ancestry is traced to Thomas, the first Lord Wharton (1495-1568).

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Page 117 - My Godfathers and Godmothers in my Baptism ; wherein I was made a member of Christ, the child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 53 - Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt; And most contemptible, to shun contempt; His passion still to covet gen'ral praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways; A constant bounty which no friend has made; An angel tongue which no man can persuade...
Page 101 - And men shall speak of the might of Thy terrible acts : And I will declare Thy greatness.
Page 117 - The word of God, which is contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him.
Page 117 - What is the chief end of man? Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.
Page 100 - Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Page 101 - The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Page 117 - I should renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanity of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh.
Page 101 - My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord : and let all flesh give thanks unto his holy Name for ever and ever.
Page 24 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.

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