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Page 382 - Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
Page 117 - And if any of those be an open and notorious evil liver, or have done any wrong to his neighbours by word or deed, so that the congregation be thereby offended, the curate, having knowledge thereof, shall call him and advertise him, that in any wise he presume not to come to the Lord's Table until he hath openly declared himself to have truly repented...
Page 90 - I must first ask you one or two questions. Have you the witness within yourself ? Does the spirit of God bear witness with your spirit, that you are a child of God?
Page 244 - At four in the afternoon, I submitted to be more vile, and proclaimed in the highways the glad tidings of salvation, speaking from a little eminence in a ground adjoining to the city, to about three thousand people.
Page 188 - For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more ; and unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews ; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; to them that are without law...
Page 244 - And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised, To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.
Page 243 - I could scarce reconcile myself at first to this strange way of preaching in the fields, of which he set me an example on Sunday ; having been all my life (till very lately) so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order, that I should have thought the saving of souls almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church.
Page 33 - Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind; that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.
Page 116 - So many as intend to be partakers of the Holy Communion, shall signify their names to the Curate, at least some time the day before.