The Pursuit of Holiness: A Sequel to "Thoughts on Personal Religion," Intended to Carry the Reader Somewhat Farther Onward in the Spiritual Life (Google eBook)

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Rivingtons, 1870 - Christian life - 220 pages
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Page 149 - ... boy, That he shouts with his sister at play ! O well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay ! And the stately ships go on To their haven under the hill ; But O for the touch of a...
Page 32 - For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead ; so that they are without excuse : because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible...
Page 16 - And when he came to himself, he said. How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare ; and I perish with hunger. I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him. Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son ; make me as one of thy hired servants.
Page 2 - And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life? 18 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.
Page 182 - Thou knowest the Commandments : Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness; Defraud not, Honour thy father and thy mother.
Page 32 - Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves...
Page 149 - But O for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still 1 Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O Sea!
Page 62 - But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore : ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Page 203 - And he answered, and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these, which hear the word of God, and do it.
Page 91 - O GOD, Who hast prepared for them that love Thee such good things as pass man's understanding ; pour into our hearts such love toward Thee, that we, loving Thee above all things, may obtain Thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire ; through JESUS CHRIST our LORD. Amen.

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