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Henry Martyn Quotes

I am immortal until Gods work for me to do is done. The Lord reigns.
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I see no business in life but the work of Christ.

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How or by what magic is it, that we convey our thoughts to one another with such case and accuracy?

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Since I have known God in a saving manner, painting, poetry, and music have had charms unknown to me before. I have received what I suppose is a taste for them, or religion has refined my mind and made it susceptible of impressions from the sublime and beautiful. O, how religion secures the heightened enjoyment of those pleasures which keep so many from God, by their becoming a source of pride!

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It has always happened hitherto that whenever I have begun to feel an attachment to places, persons, or things, of a merely temporary nature, I have been carried away from them. Amen! May I live as a stranger and pilgrim upon the earth. May we be brought to that better country where painful changes are known no more.

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My soul, alas, needs these uneasinesses in outward things, to be driven to take refuge in God.

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The impious man, who sells his country's freedom
Makes all the guilt of tyranny his own.
His are her slaughters, her oppressions his;
Just heav'n! reserve your choicest plagues for him,
And blast the venal wretch.

— Henry Martyn

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