Jessy Allan: A Story Founded on Facts

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Published for Oliver D. Cooke & Company, Hartford, 1827 - 126 pages

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Page 18 - Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith the Lord ; and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the Lord, and I will not keep anger for ever. Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the Lord thy God...
Page 121 - For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not ; but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
Page 123 - But you will come no further yourselves, and for this rea°son" — (here he paused and looked hard at them)—" because each of you have a darling, a besetting sin, which holds you in bands of iron and brass ; and which will hold you down beyond all possibility of relief, unless you speedily attempt to break them, as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Page 117 - Beware of false professors, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves : ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit ; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Page 123 - Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.
Page 11 - I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Page 113 - God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe, 1 Cor.
Page 19 - Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit : for without me ye can do nothing.
Page 119 - He was silent for a time, being much troubled ; after which he took occasion to'point out to her, that religion must begin in a very deep and humbling sense of sin, of which the general effect is, to make persons silent and fearful of offending with their lips, instead of pouring out a torrent of words. He assured her also that assistance to do well would be given to every one who desired it : and then, saying that he would take an opportunity to call upon her again, he took his leave.
Page 124 - Get thee up ; wherefore liest thou thug upon thy face ? Joshua vii. 10. " There is help to be had," continued he, " and power will be given us to overcome the vilest lusts, if we are but willing to cast ourselves as utterly helpless and self-condemned, at the foot of the cross.

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