Memoirs of Mrs. Elizabeth Fry: Including a History of Her Labors in Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners, and the Improvement of British Seamen

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Stanford and Swords, 1847 - Christian biography - 330 pages

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Page 307 - Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth : therefore let thy words be few.
Page 256 - Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, 'Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was an hungred and ye gave me meat, I was thirsty and ye gave me drink, I was a stranger and ye took me in; naked and ye clothed me, I was sick and ye visited me, I was in prison and ye came unto me.
Page 72 - Remember me, O LORD, With the favour that Thou bearest unto Thy people : O visit me with Thy salvation ; That I may see the good of Thy chosen, That I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, That I may glory with Thine inheritance.
Page 300 - Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches : but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness. judgment, and righteousness, in the earth : for in these things I delight, eaith the Lord.
Page 250 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Page 243 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither (shall) fruit (be) in the vines; the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and (there shall be) no herd in the stalls: 3:18 "Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 247 - City, and holding a pure faith in the unity of the Spirit and in the bond of peace...
Page 326 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Page 325 - Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. For we have not a High Priest who cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities ; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

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