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Página 63 - The celestial city is full in my view. Its glories beam upon me, its breezes fan me, its odors are wafted to me, its sounds strike upon my ears, and its spirit is breathed into my heart. Nothing separates me from it but the river of death, which now appears but as an insignificant rill, that may be crossed at a single step, whenever God shall give permission.
Página 62 - shine as the brightness of the firmament, and as the stars for ever and ever.
Página 69 - For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.
Página 63 - ART. I. This Society shall be known by the name of the TEMPERATE SOCIETY OF MOREAU AND NORTHUMBERLAND. ART. II. The last Monday in October, at 10 o'clock, AM, shall forever hereafter be the time of annual meeting, and for the election of all officers, at such place as shall be appointed at the last annual meeting. ART.
Página 66 - For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees.
Página 64 - EXCEPT the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it : except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Página 7 - The great object of this Society shall be to assist congregations that are unable to support the gospel ministry, and to send the gospel to the destitute within the United States.
Página 70 - ... me, I do herein intimate that he is neither, but so, for the time, employed : why is it not so here ? And what, I beseech you, is the work of an evangelist, but to preach the evangel, or good tidings of peace ? So as St. Paul herein gives no other charge to his Timothy than in 2 Tim. iv. 2 : Preach the word ; be instant in season, and out of season.
Página 8 - Member for life ; and the payment of a legacy of one thousand dollars shall constitute him a Director for life. ART. 7. Any Missionary Society may become auxiliary, by agreeing to pay into the Treasury of this Society the whole of its surplus funds, and sending to the Corresponding Secretary a copy of its Constitution and Annual Reports, mentioning the names of its Missionaries, and the fields of their operations.
Página 63 - Were I to adopt the figurative language of Bunyan I might date this letter from the land of Beulah, of which I have been for some weeks a happy inhabitant. The celestial city is full in my view. Its glories beam upon me, its breezes fan me, its odours are wafted to me, its sounds strike upon my ears, and its spirit is breathed into my heart.

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