Protestantism in Michigan: Being a Special History of the Methodist Episcopal Church and Incidentally of Other Denominations. Notices of the Origin and Growth of the Principal Towns and Cities of the State; Biographical Sketches of Many Prominent Pastors and Laymen Connected with the Birth and Growth of Protestantism in Michigan

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R. D. S. Tyler & Company, 1878 - Michigan - 464 pages

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Page 264 - FOR an overcoming faith To cheer my dying hours, To triumph o'er the monster, Death, And all his frightful powers ! 2 Joyful with all the strength I have, My quivering lips should sing, "Where is thy boasted victory, grave, And where the monster's sting?
Page 224 - It was my guide, my light, my all, It bade my dark forebodings cease; And through the storm and danger's thrall, It led me to the port of peace.
Page 326 - For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.
Page 196 - In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.
Page 119 - ... that had been imported — were emptied into the bay, without the least injury to other property. " All things were conducted with great order, decency, and perfect submission to government.
Page 224 - Deep horror then my vitals froze, death-struck, -I ceased the tide to stem; when suddenly a star arose — it was the Star of Bethlehem.
Page 142 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast I lean my heacl, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 357 - FOR ever here my rest shall be, Close to Thy bleeding side : This all my hope and all my plea, For me the Saviour died.
Page 75 - But sacred, high, eternal noon ! 5 0 long-expected day, begin ! Dawn on these realms of woe and sin ; Fain would we leave this weary road, And sleep in death, to rest with God.
Page 119 - On the instant a shout was heard at the porch ; the warwhoop resounded ; a body of men, forty or fifty...

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