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" prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good  "
Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ... - Page 19
by Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson, Henry Hunter, Joseph Sutcliffe - 1813
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

...Apostles, however, taught us better than this. St. Paul tells the Thessalonians to ' prove, or try, all things ; and to hold fast that which is good,' (1 Thess. v. 21.) And in the Acts of the Apostles (chap. xvii. ver. 11,) the Bereans are praised for that they ' searched...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an association of ...

1806
...word of God. He accordingly, in reply, laid down these two principles : First, " That it is necessary to prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good." 1 Thes. v. 21. Gal. i. 8, 9, Secondly, " That there is no infallible authority on earth, but that of...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James ..., Volume 7

Jacques Saurin, Gabriel Dumont, Joseph Sutcliffe, Robert Robinson, Henry Hunter - Sermons, French - 1808
...have contrary dispositions, to follow a religion from obstinacy, or prejudice, is equally to renounce the dignity of a man. a Christian, and a Protestant...iv. 22 ; it requires us to prove all things, and to lioldfast that which is good. 1 Thess. v. 21. The dignity of a Protestant : for it is the foundation...
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A plea for religion and the Sacred Writings: addressed to the disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 393 pages
...will be useful to them. Whatever is pernicious, they will reject, remembering that we are enjoined to prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good. Some shameful instances of non-residence, patronage, and pluralities of livings, aniong the bishops...
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Remarks on The Refutation of Calvinism, Volume 2

Thomas Scott, Sir George Pretyman Tomline (Bart.) - Calvinism - 1811
...uninspired writings, to distinguish as well as I can, between what is, and what is not, scriptural ; to " prove all things, and to hold fast -*' that which is good :" and I am apt to think, that I discern some little inconsistencies in the sentiments even of those,...
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The Excellency of the Liturgy: In Four Discourses, Preached Before the ...

Charles Simeon - 1813 - 268 pages
...will instantly appear. We do not wish to produce critical hearers; but it is the duty of every man to " prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good ;"* and as we have the advantage of an authorized standard of divine truth; we * l Thess. v. 21. invite...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1857
...their sweets, and thus form honey, so the rational mind is intended, by the exercise of its judgment, " to prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good." It is thus that good is, as it were, extracted for the uses of the spiritual life, as the bee extracts...
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The New evangelical magazine and theological review

Religion
...liheral men who wrote the sacred volume, were not ecclesiastical tyrants ; they wished their readers " to prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good ;" and they have commended it as a nohle disposition, not to helieve any thing withoot examination,...
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The Works of the Late Rev. T. Scott, Rector of Aston Sanford, Bucks, Volume 6

John Scott (A.M.) - Theology - 1824
...rule and motives of duty ; I cannot doubt that he taught you the doctrine of scripture. It behoves us " to prove all things, " and to hold fast that which is good." But, it is also highly desirable that we should " not be as " children, tossed to and and fro, and...
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The whole works of...Oliver Heywood now first collected, revised & arranged ...

Oliver Reywood - 1825
...eyes, and so bewitch the heart. It is a blessed thing to have a solid judgment, and an honest heart, to prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good. Blessed be God for good books, which are a better treasure for the church than the Romish stock of...
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