"Autobiography of Levi Jenkins Coppins (1848-1924), Eastern Shore, Maryland-native, 'thirtieth bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, editor, and missonary.' After entering the ministry from Bethel A.M.E. Church in Wilmington, Delware, Coppin served in Baltimore and in Philadelphia where he became editor of the A.M.E. Church Review. In 1900, he was elected bishop, first serving in South African and later in the American South, Midwest, and in Canada. A concluding chapter concerns his personal life including his second marraige to Fanny Jackson Coppin (1837-1913), a long-time educator at Philadelphia's Institute for Colored Youth."--Description from Ian Brabner Rare Americana.
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Page 49 - Weak and wounded, sick and sore, Jesus ready stands to save you, Full of pity, love and power. He is able, He is willing, doubt no more.
Page 118 - Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon : for j or.
Page 58 - HARK! from the tombs a doleful sound! My ears attend the cry; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Page 73 - So the king of the North shall come, and cast up a mount, and take the most fenced cities: and the arms of the South shall not withstand, neither his chosen people, neither shall there be any strength to withstand.
Page 73 - Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying, "Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
Page 211 - And no man taketh this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.
Page 28 - AND must I be to judgment brought, And answer in that day For every vain and idle thought, And every word I say? 2 Yes, every secret of my heart Shall shortly be made known, And I receive my just desert For all that I have done.
Page 151 - And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire : and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
Page 173 - Forth into the village went he, Bade farewell to all the warriors, Bade farewell to all the young men, Spake persuading, spake in this wise: "I am going, O my people, On a long and distant journey; Many moons and many winters Will have come, and will have vanished, Eire I come again to see you.
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