Pictures of Early Methodism in Ohio

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Jennings and Graham, 1909 - 319 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 159 - PRAYER 0 thou, wha in the Heavens dost dwell, Wha, as it pleases best thysel', Sends ane to heaven and ten to hell, A' for thy glory, And no for ony guid or ill They've done afore thee!
Pàgina 79 - COME, ye sinners, poor and needy, Weak and wounded, sick and sore, Jesus ready stands to save you, Full of pity, love, and power: He is able, He is willing, doubt no more.
Pàgina 216 - ... in trust, that they shall erect and build, or cause to be erected and built thereon, a house or place of worship for the use of the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America...
Pàgina 116 - My God is reconciled ; His pardoning voice I hear : He owns me for his child ; I can no longer fear: With confidence I now draw nigh, And, "Father, Abba, Father,
Pàgina 132 - Fair, distant land! could mortal eyes But half its charms explore, How would our spirits long to rise, And dwell on earth no more ! 3 No cloud those blissful regions know — Realms ever bright and fair! For sin, the source of mortal woe, Can never enter there.
Pàgina 65 - I have mentioned, a traveler on the western frontier had met a stranger in some obscure way, or assiduously urging his course through the intricacies of a tangled forest, his appearance staid and sober, and his countenance indicating that he was in search of some object in which his feelings were deeply interested, his apparel plain but entirely neat, and his...
Pàgina 64 - Circuit riders," a body of men who, for zeal and fidelity in the discharge of the duties they undertake, are not exceeded by any others in the world. I have been a witness of their conduct in the Western country for nearly forty years. They are men whom no labor tires, no scenes disgust, no danger frightens in the discharge of their duty.
Pàgina 39 - ... have any definite knowledge — though it is claimed that Joseph Hill had preached in Ohio a year or two previous. In the southwestern part of the state the earliest Methodist sermon was preached by Francis Clark, a local preacher from Danville, Ky., and the pioneer of Methodism in that state. He visited Fort Washington in 1793 and like St. Paul at Athens "his spirit was stirred within him" when he beheld the godlessness of the troops and the wickedness of the citizens. Through the intervention...
Pàgina 65 - ... intricacies of a tangled forest, his appearance staid and sober, and his countenance indicating that he was in search of some object in which his feelings were deeply interested, his apparel plain but entirely neat, and his little baggage adjusted with peculiar compactness, he might be almost certain that...
Pàgina 47 - Carter replied that there were, and that he was one. So overjoyed was Mr. Collins at this unexpected information that he threw his arms around Mr. Carter's neck and wept, thanking God for the good news. He then proposed to preach, and inquired whether there was any place where he could do so. Mr. Carter offered him a room in his own house, and at night he preached to a company of about twelve persons, with manifest power, and to the great delight of his hearers. Mr. Carter's residence was on Main...

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