A narrative of the confinement and exile of William Steel Dickson [the author]. To which is annexed, An account of an assault committed on the author [and 5 appendices. With] Three sermons on the subject of Scripture politics
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Page 369 - I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
Page 74 - Thou therefore gird up thy loins and arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee : be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them.
Page 107 - And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Page 61 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh? Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward.
Page 92 - Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever...
Page 49 - Ye lust, and have not ; ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain ; ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not ; ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Page 104 - O house of David, thus saith the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.
Page 73 - Levites: and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life : that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to keep all. the words of this law and these statutes, to do them : that his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left : to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.