Brief memorials of Jean Frédéric Oberlin ... and of Auguste, baron de Staël-Holstein

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الصفحة 93 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; that made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
الصفحة 89 - Oh ! mayst thou forget my name, and retain only that of Jesus Christ, whom I have proclaimed to thee. He is thy pastor; I am but his servant. He is that good master, who, after having trained and prepared me from my youth, sent...
الصفحة 67 - She, also, has brought up several orphans without receiving the smallest recompense ; keeps a free school for females, and makes it a practice to lend her Bible to such as are entirely deprived of it.
الصفحة 65 - ... nearly starving with hunger, they ventured to cry out for food. Soon afterwards she proved the happy means of saving the lives of three Roman Catholic children, who, without her assistance, would have fallen a prey to want and famine. Thus she had the management of six children, to whom several more were added, belonging to parents of three several denominations. She then hired a house and a servant girl, and supported the whole of the family entirely by her own work, and the little money acquired...
الصفحة 164 - I come, because I have been invited by the name of thy Son, and I rely entirely upon his perfect righteousness. Be pleased, I entreat thee, for his sake, to pardon my ingratitude, and no more remember my sins. Be reconciled, I beseech thee, to thy disobedient creature, who is now convinced of thy right to him, and desires nothing so...
الصفحة 64 - Bible shall be given as a present to Sophia Bernard, who is one of the most excellent women I know, and, indeed, an ornament to my parish. While unmarried, she undertook, with the consent...
الصفحة 165 - This day do I, with the utmost solemnity, surrender myself to thee. I renounce all former lords that have had dominion over me ; and I consecrate to thee all that I am, and all that I have ; the faculties of my mind, the members of my body, my worldly possessions, my time, and my influence over others; to be all used...
الصفحة 67 - I intend to give a Bible, considering that their own is very often lent out in different Roman Catholic villages. 2. A second Bible I intend to give to an excellent woman, Maria Schepler, who lives at the opposite end of my extensive parish, where the cold is more severe, and the ground unfruitful, so that nearly all the householders are poor people, who must lend their clothes to each other when they intend to go to the Lord's Supper.
الصفحة 124 - The Societies for promoting Christian Knowledge, and for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, had committees, but no Missions or Missionaries.
الصفحة 66 - She then acknowledged that her motive for refusing him was the grief it would occasion her to part from her little orphans. " He who takes the mother takes the children also," replied the young man. On this condition the marriage took place, and all the children were brought up under their mutual care in the most excellent manner. They have lately taken in some other orphans, whom they are training up in the fear and love of God. Though these excellent people pass...

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