Memoirs and remains of Joseph Brown Jefferson (Google eBook)

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Page 118 - And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?
Page 129 - BLESSED Lord, who hast caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning; Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace, and ever hold fast, the blessed hope of everlasting life, which thou hast given us in our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Page 83 - So the Father is God, the Son is God : and the Holy Ghost is God. And yet they are not three Gods : but one God.
Page 240 - Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Page 187 - By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, "of whom it was said, 'That in Isaac shall thy seed be called/ "accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
Page 227 - And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.
Page 139 - Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scriptures is of any private interpretation ; for the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man ; but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
Page 155 - Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company.
Page 261 - Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him of whom Moses in the law and the prophets did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
Page 204 - O thou that, with surpassing glory crowned, Look'st from thy sole dominion like the god Of this new World at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminished heads to thee I call, But with no friendly voice, and add thy name, 0 Sun, to tell thee how I hate thy beams...

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