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my life dear unto myself, so that I can but finish my course with joy, and the ministry that I have received, to testify the gospel of the grace of God." I know in whom I have believed, whom I love, and whom I serve with a pure conscience; my reward is before me, and my work is with my God; he alone called and commissioned 'ine, he sent me and blessed me; and he will keep, save, own, and acknowledge me, and receive me to himself, when the building of mercy

is completed, and the topstone brought forth with the double shout of « Grace, grace, unto it.”

I will send a line previous to my coming, My kindest love, best wislies, hearty respects, humble acknowledgments, and many thanks to you both; while I remain, dear friends, your willing and affectionate servant in the bonds of the pure, unadulterated, and everlasting gospel of the King of kings, and Lord of all lords,

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1797. The butter that sister Mary complained of is very good, and I hope when I see Lewes to pay her what I stand indebted for it. But O the comfort of having the debt-book of the law cancelled—the hand writing that was against us, and contrary to us, taken out of the way, and nailed to the cross ! to see the bunch of hyssop, the scarlet wool, the blood and water that flowed from the sacrifice, sprinkling the leper, purging the conscience, and blotting out our transgressions as a cloud! This is the beöter sight, this is the great work of the Surety of the better testament.

At present I am confined to my room with a cold and hoarseness, which are appointed for us; but a good hope makes them sit tolerably easy, and love is the best cushion that can be laid under a daily cross, and the best lining that can be put in the inside of the yoke, as it makes the yoke easy and the burden light. But the fire must try us all--all our works; the fiery law; the fire of corruption, that tries every man that is in the faith of Christ; besides the fire of his word, the spirit of judgment, and the spirit of burning, the fiery darts of the ad

thing that is bad while alive, and every thing
that is good when dead; “but none of these
things move me, neither count I my life dear
unto myself, so that I can but finish my course
with joy, and the ministry that I have received,
to testify the gospel of the grace of God." I
know in whom I have believed, whom I love,
and whom I serve with a pure conscience; my
reward is before me, and my work is with my
God; he alone called and commissioned me,
he sent me and blessed me; and he will keep,
save, own, and acknowledge me, and receive
me to himself, when the building of
completed, and the topstone brought forth with
the double shout of “Grace, grace, unto it.”

I will send a line previous to my coming, My kindest love, best wislies, hearty respects, humble acknowledgments, and many thanks to you both; while I remain, dear friends, your willing and affectionate servant in the bonds of the pure, unadulterated, and everlasting gospel of the King of kings, and Lord of all lords,

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1797. The butter that sister Mary complained of is very good, and I hope when I see Lewes to pay her what I stand indebted for it. But O the comfort of having the debt-book of the law cancelled the hand writing that was against us, and contrary to us, taken out of the way, and nailed to the cross ! to see the bunch of hyssop, the scarlet wool, the blood and water that flowed from the sacrifice, sprinkling the leper, purging the conscience, and blotting out our transgressions as a cloud! This is the bester sight, this is the great work of the Surety of the better testament.

. At present I am confined to my room with a cold and hoarseness, which are appointed for us; but a good hope makes them sit tolerably easy, and love is the best cushion that can be laid under a daily cross, and the best lining that can be put in the inside of the yoke, as it makes the yoke easy and the burden light. But the fire must try us all-all our works; the fiery law; the fire of corruption, that tries every man that is in the faith of Christ; besides the fire of his word, the spirit of judgment, and the spirit of burning, the fiery darts of the ad

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