Memoirs of the Life of the Very Reverend Mr. James Fraser of Brea: ... Written by Himself. Dedicated by the Author, to ... Thomas Ross, ...

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Thomas Lumisden and John Robertson, and sold at their Printing-house, 1738 - 392 Seiten
 

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Seite 390 - There always was, and always will be, an enmity between the seed of the serpent and the seed of the woman.
Seite 9 - Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
Seite 351 - Lord did wonderfully disappoint them, and made and turned their witty councils into folly — for this great noise harmed not at all, it was powder without ball.
Seite 333 - ... sword, and their strength was to sit still ; and if they did stir and take the sword, they would therewith perish ; but if they patiently suffered and endured, God would himself either incline to pity or some other way support and deliver them. I had influence with the people, being popular, and whilst I was at liberty I did what I could to keep the people peaceable. The truth is, there were great provocations given, so that we concluded it was the design of some rulers to stir us up that we...
Seite 361 - ... some special visits from God, ordinarily in private duties, and sometimes in worshipping and conference with others. 9. Some increase (I think) I found in gifts, knowledge, and grace; some further discoveries of the knowledge of Christ and the gospel I never had before. 10. I was made some way useful by writing of letters abroad, praying with, and preaching to, and conference with others. 11. And that I had a cleanly unexpected deliverance from this sad place, 12. Some improvement I made of this...
Seite 368 - ... of his situation, and get him excused. Mr Fraser, who knew the men, earnestly entreated him not to interfere, " for if the prelates hear that I am sick, they -will instantly cite me, in hopes that either I cannot appear being sick, and so fall in the forfeiture of my bond of five hundred and sixty pounds, which they would gladly be in hands with ; or, if I should appear, might thereby endanger my life.
Seite 358 - ... but in regard no minister was allowed for it, the ammunition of the garrison was kept therein. Landing here is very difficult and dangerous, for if any storm blow, ye cannot enter because of the violence of the swelling waves, which beat with a wonderful noise upon the rock, and sometimes in such a violent manner, that the broken waves, reverberating on the rock with a mighty force, have come up over the walls of the garrison on the court before the prisoners...
Seite 359 - Nor is there any place of landing but one about the whole rock, which is of circumference some three quarters of a mile; here you may land in a fair day and full sea without great hazard, the rest of it on every side being so high and steep. Only on the south side thereof, the rock falls a little level, where you ascend several steps till you come to the Governor's house, and from that some steps higher you ascend to a level court, where a house for prisoners and soldiers is; whence likewise...
Seite 249 - Amos iii. 2. You only have I known of all the families of the earth; therefore will I punish you for all your iniquities, qd I let others escape with many things that I cannot pass over in you.
Seite 241 - Moft gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Chrift may reft upon me.

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