Christianity and a Personal Devil: An Essay

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B.M. Pickering, 1874 - Christianity - 183 pages
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Page 66 - He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man: the field is the world: the good seed are the children of the kingdom ; but the tares are the children of the wicked one : the enemy that sowed them is the devil : the harvest is the end of the world ; and the reapers are the angels.
Page 63 - But Jesus gave him no answer. Pilate therefore saith unto him, ' Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not that I have power to release thee, and have power to crucify thee?' Jesus answered him, "Thou wouldest have no power against me, except it were given thee from above : therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath greater sin.
Page 29 - And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
Page 113 - For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself ; and hath given him authority to execute judgment also, Because he is the Son of man.
Page 156 - I am come to send fire on the earth ; and what will I, if it be already kindled?
Page 16 - Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high [places].
Page 15 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Page 10 - They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Page 61 - ... hold with Him — No! I have a victor — true ; but no superior. Homage He has from all — but none from me : I battle it against Him, as I battled In highest heaven. Through all eternity, And the unfathomable gulfs of Hades, And the interminable realms of space, And the infinity of endless ages, All, all, will I dispute ! And world by world, And star by star...
Page 15 - I have fought a good fight — henceforth there is laid up for me A CROWN.

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