Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Volume 2

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T. Mason and G. Lane, 1840

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Page 671 - There is my house and portion fair, My treasure, and my heart are there, And my abiding home ; For me my elder brethren stay, And angels becko'n me away, And Jesus bids me come...
Page 576 - Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord. For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith : and much people was added unto the Lord.
Page 574 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Page 498 - What amounts are necessary for the superannuated preachers, and the widows and orphans of preachers, and to make up the deficiencies of those who have not obtained their regular allowance on the circuits ? 15.
Page 491 - Sure the last end Of the good man is peace. How calm his exit ! Night-dews fall not more gently to the ground, Nor weary worn-out winds expire so soft.
Page 40 - A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
Page 668 - They that turn many to righteousness, shall shine as the stars for ever and ever.
Page 119 - But he now rests from his labours, and his works do follow him.
Page 36 - Bishop George was a man of deep piety, of great simplicity of manners, a very pathetic, powerful, and successful preacher, greatly beloved in life, and very extensively lamented in death.
Page 487 - The last moments of our beloved and deceased brother were such as might be expected from his long and laborious life in the way of doing good. To a ministerial brother, who visited him shortly before his demise, he said that God had been with him from the time of his conversion, and was still with him. His last moments were tranquil, and he died in ' full and confident hope of a blessed immortality.

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