The Christian Visitant; Or, Religious Miscellany: Designed to Promote Practical Piety, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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N.S. Simpkins., 1827 - Christian life
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Page 2 - For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world ; looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God, and our Saviour Jesus Christ; who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people zealous of good works.
Page 37 - Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Page 170 - My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee, so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding ; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures ; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.
Page 127 - And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you ; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh : That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them : and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
Page 263 - See that ye refuse not him that speaketh : for if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven...
Page 245 - Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's breath, And stars to set, but all Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death...
Page 37 - Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?
Page 78 - For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath.
Page 180 - Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;" and why? "for it is God that worketh in us to will and to do according to his good pleasure.
Page 269 - By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.

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