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Page xxviii - ... blessing and honour, and glory and power, to Him that sitteth upon the throne, and to the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Page xxxvi - O DEATH, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that liveth at rest in his possessions, Unto the man that hath nothing to vex him, and that hath prosperity in all things: Yea, unto him that is yet able to receive meat!
Page xxxvi - Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power. For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy to be destroyed is death.
Page xxxiii - God who is rich in mercy... hath quickened us together with Christ.
Page xxiv - For the mountains shall remove, and hills shall fall down ; but my mercy shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace fall away, saith the Lord that hath compassion on thee.
Page xxiv - I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them to do them good. But I will put my fear in their hearts, and they shall not depart from me.
Page xxiii - BOOK vm. they cannot sincerely and effectually judge : in books and sermons, whether it be because we do speak and write with too little advice, or because you do hear and read with too much prejudice : in all human means which have hitherto been used to procure peace; whether it be because our dealings have been too feeble, or the minds of men with whom we have dealt too too implacable, or whatsoever the cause or causes have been : forasmuch as we see that as yet we fail in our desires, yea the...
Page xxii - Behold I am vile, what shall I answer ? I " will lay my hand upon my mouth. If I have spoken once amiss, " I will speak no more ; or if twice, I will proceed no further." II. But how sober and how sound soever our proceeding be in these causes ; all is in vain which we do to abate the errors of men, except their unruly affections be bridled. Self-love, vainglory, impatience, pride, pertinacy, these are the bane of our peace.
Page xxiii - ... whether it be because our dealings have been too feeble, or the minds of men with whom we have dealt too too implacable, or whatsoever the cause or causes have been : forasmuch as we see that as yet we fail in our desires, yea the ways which we take to be most likely to make peace, do but move strife ; O that we would now hold our tongues, leave contending with men, and have our talk and treaty of peace with God. We have spoken and written enough of peaceb : there is no way<= left but this one28,...
DOI: Renaissance Latin Texts of Ireland (James Ussher, 1581-1656)
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