Category Archives: Phoebe Palmer

A Mother’s Gift: or, A Wreath for my Darlings by Phoebe Palmer

Phoebe wrote of this after the loss of their first child, at the age of nine months. He was born September 1828. He was indeed a lovely flower, Although of pallid hue, Whilst love maternal, “magic power,” Beheld new beauties … Continue reading

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Phoebe Palmer (1807-1874) and Holiness Theology

Born Phoebe Worrall on Dec. 11, 1807 in NYC to devout Methodist parents. In 1827 she married Walter Clarke Palmer, a twenty-four year old physician who was also a devout Methodist. Despite her lifelong piety, Palmer had not experienced the … Continue reading

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Section 9

“Having, therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us through the veil, that is to say, his flesh, and having a high priest … Continue reading

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Section 8

“Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.” Light from the eternal hills! Thou lamp of life divine! River of God, of many rills, Reaching to all mankind. Laden with precious freight, Fresh from the courts above, Alike to … Continue reading

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Section 7

. . . .”They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.”—The prayer of … Continue reading

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Section 6

“He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; being fully persuaded that what he had promised he was able also to perform.”—The word of God. “Faith in thy power … Continue reading

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Section 5

“Let us, to perfect love restored, Thine image here retrieve. And in the presence of our Lord The life of angels live. “But is it possible that I Should live and sin no more? Lord, if on thee I dare … Continue reading

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Section 4

Thou message from the skies! Bay for the rayless heart! Thou fount of wisdom for the wise A balm for all thou art. Man of my counsel, thou Blessings untold rejoice The heart of those who meekly bow, To listen … Continue reading

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Section 3

“Here, in thine own appointed way, I wait to learn thy will; Silent I stand before thy face, And hear thee say, ‘Be still! Be still! and know that I am God:’ ‘Tis all I wish to know, To feel … Continue reading

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Section 2

“We by his Spirit prove, And know the things of God, The things which freely of his love He hath on us bestowed.” AFTER having thus resolved on devoting the entire service of her heart and life to God, the … Continue reading

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