Discourses on Several Important Subjects: To which are Added Eight Sermons Preached at the Lady Moyers Lecture, Volumen 1


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Página 23 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Página 280 - And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
Página 40 - Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself from him : 14 But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend.
Página 209 - ... of life in general. When the former part of our life has been nothing but vanity, the latter end of it can be nothing but vexation. In...
Página 257 - GOD, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves ; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls ; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Página 295 - ... in the winter of our days. And when this transitory scene is shutting upon us, when the soul stands upon the threshold of another world, just ready to take its everlasting flight; then may we think with unallayed pleasure on God, when there can be little or no pleasure to think upon anything else.
Página 352 - Will to Mankind in all his Actions, yet takes off the fpecious Gilding from thofe Hypocrites, who for a Pretence made long Prayers, that they might devour Widows Houfes. He removed the thin Veil of Hypocrify, and difcovered thofe mean Defigns, which lurked beneath their Pretenfions to an uncommon Sanctity. Where a Man's Vices only hurt himfelf, and terminate in his own Perfon ; there we have no Right to...
Página 63 - Be not ashamed to confess you have been in the wrong. It is but owning what you need not be ashamed of, that you now have more sense than you had before to see your error; more humility to acknowledge it, and more grace to correct it.
Página 218 - Let us fet a juft Value upon, and make a due Ufe of thofe Advantages, which we of this Place enjoy, who are here feparated from the bufy World to feek and intermeddle with Wifdom.

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