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The Eminent Dead: Or the Triumphs of Faith in the Dying Hour (1850)
Bradford Kinney Peirce,A. Stevens
No preview available - 2009
The Eminent Dead, Or the Triumphs of Faith in the Dying Hour (Classic Reprint)
Bradford K. Peirce
No preview available - 2017
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Page 491 - Hark! they whisper; angels say, Sister spirit, come away! What is this absorbs me quite? Steals my senses, shuts my sight, Drowns my spirits, draws my breath? Tell me, my soul, can this be death?
Page 172 - In the evening I went very unwillingly to a society in Aldersgate Street, where one was reading Luther's preface to the Epistle to the Romans. About a quarter before nine, while he was describing the change which God works in the heart through faith in Christ, I felt my heart strangely warmed.
Page 405 - Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ...
Page 91 - I should (said He) Bestow this jewel also on My creature, He would adore My gifts instead of Me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature : So both should losers be. Yet let him keep the rest, But keep them with repining restlessness : Let him be rich and weary, that at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness May toss him to My breast.
Page 450 - Jesus sought me when a stranger, Wandering from the fold of God; He, to rescue me from danger, Interposed His precious blood.
Page 173 - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on. Four corners to my bed, Four angels round my head; One to watch and one to pray And two to bear my soul away.
Page 119 - Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep...
Page 270 - For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that believe.
Page 401 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day ; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee : but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go down ; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the LOUD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
Page 172 - OUT of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord : Lord, hear my voice. 0 let thine ears consider well: the voice of my complaint. If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss : O Lord, who may abide it ? For there is mercy with thee : therefore shalt thou be feared.