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" —Youth's Companion. , DR. PAYSON, when racked with pain, and near to death, exclaimed, " Oh, what a blessed thing it is to lose one's will!— Since I have lost my will, I have found happiness. There can be no such thing as disappointment to me, for... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 165
1854
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Light in darkness, a short account of a blind deaf-mute [E. Cooter], and The ...

Sarah Robinson - 1876 - 108 pages
...seemed contented when I answered, ' God's will is best, whatever it be.' I thought of Payson's words, ' Oh, what a blessed thing it is to lose one's will!...lost my will, I have found happiness : there can be to me no such thing as disappointment, for I have no desire but that God's will may be accomplished.'...
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Glimpses of the Inner Life of Our Lord

William Garden Blaikie - 1876 - 318 pages
...what a blessed thing it is," said the dying Payson, " to lose one's own will. Since I have lost my own will I have found happiness. There can be no such thing as disappointment for me, for I have no desires but that God's will may be accomplished." What important lessons are...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 2

James Comper Gray - 1877 - 402 pages
...or contentedly poor; but be sure that your riches be justly got, or you spoil all." Dr.Payson.when racked with pain, and near to death, exclaimed, "Oh,...to me, for I have no desire but that God's •will be accomplished.' "God may change a promise, but not broak a promise : ' The Lord shall Rive that which...
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Life Thoughts on the Rest of Faith

Asa Mahan - 1877 - 248 pages
...extract in which Dr. Payson affirms a conscious identity of choice between his own and the will of God. " Oh, what a blessed thing it is to lose one's will....no desire but that God's will may be accomplished." No advocate of the doctrine of Higher Life ever set forth a standard of practicable attainment higher...
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The Sunday School Teacher, Volume 3

1877 - 532 pages
...DONE." DR. PAYSOX, when racked with pain, exclaimed,'' Oh, what a blessed thing it is to lose oae's will: since I have lost my will, I have found happiness. There can be no such thing as disappointments to me, for I have no desires but that God's will may be accomplished." To live thus...
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Homiletical Commentary on the Minor Prophets, Volume 221

James Wolfendale - 1879 - 762 pages
...aims. " Oh what a leased thing it is to lose one's will," said Dr. Payson ; " since I have lost my ill I have found happiness. There can be no such thing as disappointment to le, for I have no desire but that God's will may bo accomplished." III. The arpóse of retirement....
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The Class Leader's Treasury: And Christian's Directory

John Bate - 1881 - 574 pages
...peace divine, which is a perpetual sabbath to the soul. 'O what a blessed thing,' says Dr. Payson, 'it is to lose one's will ! Since I have lost my will,...desire, but that God's will may be accomplished.' Sweetly wailing at Thy feet Till all Thy will be done. STRIVE TO BE SAVED. Are there few that he saved...
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The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

Elizabeth Prentiss, George Lewis Prentiss - 1882 - 618 pages
...settled. The thought of living apart from God is more dreadful than any affliction I can think of. 1 '' Oh, what a blessed thing it is to lose one's will!...can be no such thing as disappointment to me, for 1 have no desires but that God's will may be accomplished." "Christians might avoid much trouble if...
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The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

Elizabeth Prentiss, George Lewis Prentiss - 1882 - 618 pages
...1 " Oh, what a blessed thing it is to lose one's will 1 Since I have lost my will I ba»» f jiind happiness. There can be no such thing as disappointment to me, for I have no de•ires but that God's will may be accomplished." " Christians might avoid much trouble If they would...
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The Crown of the Road: Leaves from Consecrated Lives

Charles Bullock - 1884 - 374 pages
...degree at least, of what has been termed a lost will. " Oh, what a blessed thing it is," he writes, " to lose one's will! Since I have lost my will, I have found happiness. God is able to make us happy without anything but Himself. He has been depriving me of one blessing...
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