Brief Memorials of Jean Frédéric Oberlin, Pastor of Waldbach, in Alsace: And of Auguste Baron de Stael-Holstein; Two Distinguished Ornaments of the French Protestant Church; with an Introductory Sketch of the History of Christianity in France, from the Primitive Ages to the Present Day

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James Nisbet, 1830 - 180 halaman
 

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Halaman 93 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; that made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
Halaman 67 - She, also, has brought up several orphans without receiving the smallest recompense ; keeps a free school for females, and makes it a practice to lend her Bible to such as are entirely deprived of it.
Halaman 65 - ... nearly starving with hunger, they ventured to cry out for food. Soon afterwards she proved the happy means of saving the lives of three Roman Catholic children, who, without her assistance, would have fallen a prey to want and famine. Thus she had the management of six children, to whom several more were added, belonging to parents of three several denominations. She then hired a house and a servant girl, and supported the whole of the family entirely by her own work, and the little money acquired...
Halaman 18 - Is. The Domestic Altar ; a Six Weeks' Course of Morning and Evening Prayers, for the Use of Families. By the Rev. W. Smith, AM 8vo. 8s. Duty and Benefit of a Daily Perusal of the Holy Scriptures. By Lindley Murray.
Halaman 164 - I come, because I have been invited by the name of thy Son, and I rely entirely upon his perfect righteousness. Be pleased, I entreat thee, for his sake, to pardon my ingratitude, and no more remember my sins. Be reconciled, I beseech thee, to thy disobedient creature, who is now convinced of thy right to him, and desires nothing so...
Halaman 64 - Bible shall be given as a present to Sophia Bernard, who is one of the most excellent women I know, and, indeed, an ornament to my parish. While unmarried, she undertook, with the consent...
Halaman 165 - This day do I, with the utmost solemnity, surrender myself to thee. I renounce all former lords that have had dominion over me ; and I consecrate to thee all that I am, and all that I have ; the faculties of my mind, the members of my body, my worldly possessions, my time, and my influence over others; to be all used...
Halaman 67 - I intend to give a Bible, considering that their own is very often lent out in different Roman Catholic villages. 2. A second Bible I intend to give to an excellent woman, Maria Schepler, who lives at the opposite end of my extensive parish, where the cold is more severe, and the ground unfruitful, so that nearly all the householders are poor people, who must lend their clothes to each other when they intend to go to the Lord's Supper.
Halaman 28 - Oberlin discharged c2 lags of that name, which stands at an elevation of 1,800 feet above the level of the sea.
Halaman 124 - The Societies for promoting Christian Knowledge, and for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, had committees, but no Missions or Missionaries.

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