Sketches of Virginia, Historical and Biographical: 2nd ser (Google eBook)

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J.B. Lippincott, 1855 - Virginia - 596 pages
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Page 174 - By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter ; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season ; esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward.
Page 82 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Page 591 - And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time ; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Page 507 - Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren ; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit These things teach and exhort.
Page 507 - If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; he is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
Page 200 - Behold, he cometh with clouds ; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him : and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.
Page 446 - And are built upon the foundation of the prophets and apostles, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone ; in whom all the building fitly framed together, groweth into an holy temple in the Lord.
Page 103 - The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Page 195 - And no man taketh this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.
Page 527 - To the General Assembly also belongs the power of deciding in all controversies respecting doctrine and discipline ; of reproving, warning, or bearing testimony against error in doctrine, or immorality in practice, in any church, presbytery, or synod...

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