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The Life of the REV. Rowland Hill (Paperback) Loot Price: R411
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The Life of the REV. Rowland Hill (Paperback): Edwin Sidney
The Life of the REV. Rowland Hill (Paperback): Edwin Sidney

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The Life of the REV. Rowland Hill (Paperback)

Edwin Sidney

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 434 CONCLUSION. testimony given to his worth by the Bishop of Winchester, who, in addressing the members of the British and Foreign Bible Society soon after his death, described him as an individual 'associated in their minds with everything pious and benevolent.' I have before alluded to his courtesy towards applicants of every kind, and the unbounded generosity with which he relieved the necessities of those who he knew intended no imposture. All ministers have not the means of giving to the needy, but all may be 'pitiful and courteous.' The last trait in the character of my venerable guardian I shall mention, is the determination he acted on to go nowhere but as a minister; the consequence of which was, that he was universally useful. I do not so much allude to his public engagements, as to his private intercourse with his friends; and all who were favoured with his acquaintance will acknowledge, that he appeared as much a pastor in their houses, as he did when urging them, in animated appeals from the pulpit, to walk in the light of the Lord. Whenever, also, he saw anything in the private life of his friends which he considered inconsistent with a profession of religion, he never failed to point it out, but with such evident kindness and delicacy, that defects were corrected without feelings being wounded. Where, however, gentle remonstrance was unavailing, he did not scruple to rebuke the faults of his people. To draw folk to heaven -with fairness, By good example, this was his business. But if he knew any person obstinate, Whether he were of high or low estate, Him would he reprove sharply for the nonce. A better priest I trow no where there is; He waited after no pomp or reverence; He made himself no spiced conscience, But Christ's lore, and his apostles ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Edwin Sidney
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56008-5
Barcode: 9780217560085
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-56008-3

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