History of the College of New Jersey: From Its Origin in 1746 to the Commencement of 1854, Volume 2

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Lippincott, 1877
 

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Page 391 - I show you a mystery : we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump : for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed...
Page 410 - And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: "And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and thou shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Page 391 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who according to His abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead...
Page 364 - My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and the horsemen thereof!
Page 391 - O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable. always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Page 228 - GAILLARD, for the impartial, able, and dignified manner in which he has discharged the duties of President of the Senate during the present session.
Page 419 - Every student is alarmed, lest aught should escape him which it behooves him to observe. This anxiety incites him also to canvass every thing with accuracy, knowing that he must fully and perspicuously explain his understanding of each several doctrine. In this fear, is found the strongest stimulus to the labor of learning ; without it, study subsides into a cold, sleepy, lifeless formality.
Page 133 - ... equal in elegance of person and manners. Dignity and winning grace were remarkably united in his expressive countenance. His large blue eye had a penetration which commanded the respect of all beholders. Notwithstanding the want of health, his cheek had a bright rosy tint, and his smile lighted up the whole face. The tones of his elocution had a thrilling peculiarity, and this was more remarkable in his preaching ; where it is well known that he imitated the elaborate polish and oratorical glow...
Page 141 - Christian, ready to depart, and calmly expecting hie final translation to a more congenial world. To the last, this good man continued accessible and attractive to all; and he well knew how to engage in pleasant and profitable conversation persons of every variety of age, rank, and condition. Always the Christian gentleman, it was impossible for him to make an approach towards levity or coarseness, in word or act. I never heard from his lips an anecdote or allusion, a hint or expression, which might...
Page 205 - Every one shall so exercise himself in reading the Scriptures twice a day, that they be ready to give an account of their proficiency therein, both in theoretical observations of language and logic, and in practical and spiritual truths...

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