The Faithful Elder, a Memoir of David M. Wilson: For Thirty Years a Ruling Elder in the Fourth Presbyterian Church, and in the Western Presbyterian Church of the City of Washington
author, 1860 - 179 Seiten
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Seite 116 - How seldom, friend, a good great man inherits Honour or wealth with all his worth and pains ! It sounds like stories from the land of spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains.
Seite 156 - I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith ; henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me at that day ; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Seite 94 - Are you in earnest? seize this very minute — What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
Seite 164 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, "Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.
Seite 98 - Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort ; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Seite 87 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people...
Seite 88 - Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
Seite 64 - He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God: yea, he had power over the Angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him : he found him in Beth-el, and there he spake with us; even the Lord God of Hosts; the Lord is his memorial.
Seite 42 - For the LORD hath chosen Zion ; He hath desired it for his habitation. This is my rest for ever : Here will I dwell ; for I have desired it.