Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford (Google eBook)

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Page 78 - For the earth, which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God : but that which beareth thorns and briars is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing, whose end is to be burned
Page xlviii - Let a man be ever so well persuaded of the advantages of virtue, that it is as necessary to a man who has any great aims in this world, or hopes in the next, as food to life ; yet, till he hungers and thirsts after righteousness...
Page lxxxix - But the wifdom that is from above, is firft pure, then peaceable, gentle, and eafy to be entreated, full of mercy and good, fruits, without partiality and without hypocrify.
Page xxviii - I delight in the law of God after the inward man ; but I fee another law in my members, warring againft the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of fin which is in my members.
Page 79 - SEEING now, dearly beloved brethren, that this Child is regenerate, and grafted into the body of Christ's Church, let us give thanks unto Almighty God for these benefits ; and with one accord make our prayers unto him, that this Child may lead the rest of his life according to this beginning.
Page lxi - Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place ; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
Page x - Whatfoever things are true, whatfoeur lt tilings are honefr, whatsoever things are juft, whatsoever things *' are pure, whatfoever things are lovely, whatfoever things are of " good report, if there be any virtue, if there be any praife ;" thefe things they make the confiant fubje£t of their mockery and abufe, ridicule and raillery.

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