Memoirs of mrs. Hannah Woodd, in a letter [by B. Woodd].

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Página 12 - Jesus hath fix'd his abode ; 0 when shall we meet in the air, And fly to the mountain of God ! 2 With him I on Zion shall stand, For Jesus hath spoken the word ; The breadth of Immanuel's land Survey by the light of...
Página 21 - Our conversation is in heaven ; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorified body, according to the working whereby he is able to subdue all things to himself." But upon this interpretation of the Christian's hope, the old hope, the hope of Moses and the prophets, the hope of the Christ, the hope that a holy people should possess a holy land, becomes obsolete, and must necessarily be abandoned. The...
Página 10 - I shall be glad to see her in heaven : when you come to glory, you must bring her with you. Let me tell you by my own experience, when you come to lie upon your death-bed, an interest in Jesus will be found a precious possession. O what a mercy of mercies, that we should be brought out of the bondage of Egypt, and united together in the kingdom of God's dear Son ! I exhort you to preach the gospel : preach it faithfully and boldly.
Página 11 - Son, I exhort you to preach the Gospel ; preach it faithfully and boldly ; fear not the face of man ; endeavour to put in a word of comfort to the humble believer, to poor weak souls. I heartily wish you success ; may you be useful to the souls of many.
Página 8 - Oh give me a sense of pardoned sin ! Wash me in thy precious blood. Clothe me with thy perfect righteousness. Conform me more to thy divine image ; and help me to meet death as a kind friend, come to fetch me home to thee ! Amen, amen...
Página 23 - Unable to write, she dictated to the venerable clergyman, her pastor, her dying farewell; in which she says, " I am dying, and not afraid : I trust I am going to my Father's house ! I never was so happy in all the days of my life ! I would write to tell you what my soul feels in this blessed prospect, that I might bear my testimony to his grace ; that I might refresh your soul, who have so often refreshed mine ; and tell you what joy I feel in this prospect. I do not doubt of meeting you in heaven...
Página 7 - My heart is full. — I want words. Oh help me to look forward ! I have lived here a long time ; help me to look beyond the grave ; to look to thy right hand. Increase my faith. Help me to believe that thou hast indeed called me by thy grace, begun the good work, and that thou wilt carry it on, and keep me ; that where thou my blessed Jesus art, there thy poor unworthy servant shall be ! Oh, glory be to thy name, the work is thine own, and my trust is in thee ! Oh keep me and save me, blessed Lord...
Página 7 - This is the day of my birth. Oh, my gracious Lord, make me sensible of thy mercies ! I would be all praise and thanksgiving. I would praise thee for my birth, for there thy mercies. began, and they have followed me all my days. — Dearest Lord ! I cannot express my thanks ; but thou seest my heart, and, I trust, seest me longing to be thankful ! Oh that I...
Página 6 - God now visited her soul with more peculiar manifestations of his love. She believed her end to be approaching ; and seemed to be gradually filled with unspeakable joy as the day drew nigh, which for ever terminated all her sorrows. On the Sunday preceding her decease, she took hold of my hand, and seemed much animated. " God," said she, " my dear, has been very gracious to me!—I am very happy!

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