A treatise concerning christian prudence

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Page 53 - Her ways. are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Page 39 - The condition of man, after the fall of Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Page 355 - Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.
Page 402 - O send out thy light and thy truth, that they may lead me : and bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy dwelling.
Page 351 - For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.
Page 355 - Doth not wisdom cry, And understanding put forth her voice? In the top of high places by the way, Where the paths meet, she standeth; Beside the gates, at the entry of the city, At the coming in at the doors, she crieth aloud: " Unto you, O men, I call; And my voice is to the sons of men.
Page 53 - Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Page 237 - Brethren, I count not myfelf to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting thofe things which are behind, and reaching forth unto thofe things which are before, v. 14. I prefs towards the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Chrift Jefus.
Page 44 - But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand ; there is none greater in this house than I ; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife : how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God...
Page 355 - called, and ye refufed, I have ftretched out my hand, " and no man regarded : but ye have fet at nought all my " counfel, and would none of my reproof: I allo will " laugh at your calamity, I will mock when your fear " cometh. When your fear cometh as defolation, and " your deftru&ion cometh as a whirlwind ; when diftrefs *

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