The Methodist Churches of Toronto: A History of the Methodist Denomination and Its Churches in York and Toronto, with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Clergy and Laity

G. M. Rose, 1899 - 388 Seiten
The city of Toronto was formerly the town of York.

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Seite 249 - These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Seite 91 - Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness...
Seite 280 - The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways : and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
Seite 53 - And while the lamp holds out to burn The vilest sinner may return.
Seite 309 - I would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in language plain, 400 And plain in manner; decent, solemn, chaste And natural in gesture ; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too ; affectionate in look, 405 And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Seite 94 - Such a society is no other than " a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness...
Seite 95 - We are journeying unto the place of which the Lord said, I will give it you : come thou with us, and we will do thee good : for the Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel.
Seite 281 - More than 35 years have elapsed since they commenced their labours in the colonies. In that time the province has passed through a war which put to the proof the loyalty of the people. If their influence and instructions have the tendency mentioned, the effects by this time must be manifest; yet no one doubts that the Methodists are as loyal as any of His Majesty's subjects.
Seite 92 - COME, let us anew Our journey pursue — Roll round with the year, And never stand still till the Master appear ; His adorable will Let us gladly fulfil, And our talents improve By the patience of hope, and the labor of love.
Seite 65 - ... beneath the dignity of an Indian brave. In the afternoon of this day my sorrow and anguish of soul greatly increased, and I felt as if I should sink down to hell for my sins, which I saw to be very great and exceedingly offensive to the Great Spirit. I was fully convinced that if I did not find mercy from the Lord Jesus, of whom I had heard much, I certainly should be lost for ever.

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