Edward Bickersteth (bishop of Exeter)

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Edward Henry Bickersteth (January 25, 1825 – May 16, 1906) was a bishop in the Church of England.

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  • With trembling hand that from Thy table fall,
    A weary, heavy laden sinner comes,
    To plead Thy promise and obey Thy call.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 370.
  • The sweetest life is to be ever making sacrifices for Christ; the hardest life a man can lead on earth, the most full of misery, is to be always doing his own will and seeking to please himself.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 534.

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