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Christian minister approving himself by his views, his labours and his trials a sermon preached at theNew Meeting-House, in Birmingham, March 24, 1833 : being the centenary of the birth of Dr. Priestley by John Kentish

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Published by printed and sold by James Belcher and Son in Birmingham .
Written in English


  • Priestley, Joseph, -- 1733-1804.

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Statementby John Kentish.
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(1.) He mentions his own sufferings, and particularly his late trials in Asia. For deliverance from these trials he expresses his gratitude to God; and states the design for which God called him to endure such trials to have been, that he might be better, qualified to comfort others who might be afflicted in a similar manner, 2 Corinthians George Turnbull was born on 11 July , probably in the Scottish town of Alloa in Clackmannanshire where his father was the Church of Scotland parish minister. Turnbull entered Edinburgh University in and continued his studies there till about , though he did not proceed to graduation until , the year in which he became regent at. Continuation of Notes on 2 Corinthians () We should act feeling that we are in the immediate presence of God, and so as to meet his acceptance and approbation, whether we remain on earth, or whether we are removed to eternity, 2 Corinthians The prospect of being with him, and the consciousness that his eye is fixed upon us, should make us diligent, humble, and laborious. The Lord's servant, Paul, was witness between Epaphras and the Colossians, and he vouches for their minister's labour in his absence. It is a word which approaches in meaning to "anguish." It comprehended much more than his prayers. He was often engaged, by himself and in consultation with Paul, on the Colossian problem.