An address to the inhabitants of the district of Chipperfield, upon the renewal of his ministerial services

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1847 - 120 pages

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Page 7 - And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech, or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
Page 16 - If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; if my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Page 18 - Church ; the promises of the forgiveness of sin, and of our adoption to be the sons of God by the Holy Ghost, are visibly signed and sealed; Faith is confirmed, and Grace increased by virtue of prayer unto God. The Baptism of young Children is in any wise to be retained in the Church, as most agree•able with the institution of Christ.
Page 20 - Therefore now amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice of the Lord your God ; and the Lord will repent him of the evil that he hath pronounced against you.
Page 9 - ... towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Page 9 - I believe there never was, nor will be, any exception, that " whom the Lord loveth, he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth ; and that if we are without chastisement, then are we bastards, and not sons.
Page 20 - Baptism, should die from sin, and rise again unto righteousness, continually mortifying all their evil and corrupt affections, and daily proceeding in all virtue and godliness of living.
Page 10 - Him in the secret of their own souls, who is ' the way, the truth, and the life,' — whom to know is life eternal ; who willeth not the death of a sinner, but that all should repent, return, and live.
Page 10 - The highway to heaven, you know, is affliction, so that all who will live godly in Christ Jesus must suffer persecution.

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