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Seite 330 - Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Seite 198 - 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.
Seite 198 - I could scarce reconcile myself at first to this strange way of preaching in the fields, of which he set me an example on Sunday ; having been all my life (till very lately) so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order, that I should have thought the saving of souls almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church.
Seite 44 - Ne'er tell me of glories serenely adorning The close of our day, the calm eve of our night : — Give me back, give me back the wild freshness of Morning, Her clouds and her tears are worth Evening's best light.
Seite 46 - Lord with holy worship. 3 It is the Lord, that commandeth the waters : it is the glorious God, that maketh the thunder. 4 It is the Lord, that ruleth the sea; the voice of the Lord is mighty in operation : the voice of the Lord is a glorious voice. 5 The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedar-trees : yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Libanus.
Seite 548 - I formed a noose, and fixed it about my neck, straining it so tight that I hardly left a passage for my breath, or for the blood to circulate ; the tongue of the buckle held it fast. At each corner of the bed was placed a wreath of carved work, fastened by an iron pin, which passed up through the midst of it : the other part of the garter, which made a loop, I slipped over one of...
Seite 373 - I break in upon you at a moment when we least of all are permitted to disturb our friends, only to say, that you are daily and hourly present to my thoughts. If the worst* be not yet past, you will neglect and pardon me : but if the last struggle be over; if the poor object of your long anxieties be no longer sensible to your kindness, or to her own sufferings, allow me (at least in idea, for what could I do were I present more than this?) to sit by you in silence, and pity from...
Seite 289 - The good Mr John Wesley has done in America, under God, is inexpressible. His name is very precious among the people ; and he has laid such a foundation, that I hope neither men nor devils will ever be able to shake.
Seite 289 - It is now two years and almost four months since I left my native country, in order to teach the Georgian Indians the nature of Christianity, but what have I learned myself in the meantime ? Why (what I the least of all suspected), that I, who went to America to convert others, was never myself converted to God; (I am not sure of this).