True Greatness: A Discourse on the Character of Rev. Wilbur Fisk ... Delivered ... April 3d., 1839 ...

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E. Hunt & Company, 1839 - 36 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 12 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth; But higher far my proud pretensions rise,— The son of parents passed into the skies!
Pàgina 34 - And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and smote the waters, and they were divided hither and thither ; so that they two went over on dry ground.
Pàgina 35 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Pàgina 35 - And Elisha said, I pray thee let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me. And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing ; nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee ; but if not, it shall not be so.
Pàgina 33 - ... promises, kindly stepped in, and carried him away, to where the wicked cease from troubling, and where the weary are at rest ! It is during the time that we lived on this farm, that my little story is most eventful.
Pàgina 3 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Pàgina 34 - Knowest thou that the Lord will take away thy master from thy head to-day ? And he answered, Yea, I know it ; hold ye your peace.
Pàgina 35 - And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces.
Pàgina 33 - I now feel a strength of soul and an energy of mind which this body, though afflicted and pained, cannot impair. " The soul has an energy of its own ; and so far from my body pressing my soul down to the dust, I feel as if my soul had almost power to raise the body upward and bear it away ; and it will at last, by the power of God, effectually draw it to Heaven, for its attractions are thitherward.
Pàgina 34 - So they went down to Beth-el. And the sons of the prophets that were at Beth-el came forth to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Lord will take away thy master from thy head to-day? And he said, Yea, I know it ; hold ye your peace. And Elijah said unto him, Elisha, tarry here, I pray thee ; for the -Lord hath sent me to Jericho. And he said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee.

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