THE FIRST SERMON Mr. Dallas was inducted to the living of Yardley on the 22nd of September, 1827. The following little incident afforded him much comfort and encouragement:Â— One Sunday morning, on his way to Church, he heard a man running after him, and as he seemed to stop to take breath, Mr. Dallas slackened …
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And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him and smote the waters and said. Where is the Lord God of Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters they parted hither and thither: and Elisha went over. 2 Kings 2. 14.
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5.7.
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Men may love their friends more than they can help them, but the loving kindness of God is attended with a power as infinite as itself. Ps. 146.5. Charnock
Wherefore comfort one another with these words. 1 Thess. 4.18.
Unreasonable fears are the sins of our hearts as truly as they are thorns in our sides; they grieve the Holy Spirit. Isa. 49.14. Daniel Burgess
This is my comfort in my affliction for thy word hath quickened me Psalm 119 50.
He that lives in sin and expects happiness hereafter, is like him that soweth cockle and expects to fill his barn with barley or wheat. Luke 6.13. John Bunyan
It requires more prowess and greatness of spirit to obey God faithfully, than to command an army of men; to be a Christian, than to be a Captain. William Gurnall.