Golden remains, of the ever memorable Mr. John Hales ...

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Printed by T. B. for G. Pawlet, 1688 - Sermons, English - 591 pages
 

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Page 275 - ... taste what I eat or what I drink ? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women ? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king...
Page 275 - I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?
Page 216 - And Saul said, They have brought them from the Amalekites : for the people spared the best of the sheep and of the oxen, to sacrifice unto the LORD thy God ; and the rest...
Page 286 - I have hallowed this house which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever ; and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually. 4 And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments...
Page 276 - Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, and be buried by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham; let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what shall seem good unto thee.
Page 63 - Were we not so ready to anathematize each other, where we concur not in opinion, we might in hearts be united, though in our tongues we were divided, and that with singular profit to all sides. It is 'the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace,
Page 197 - The authority of kings over our outward man is not so absolute but that it suffers a great restraint. It must stretch no farther than the prince of our inward man pleases ; for if secular princes stretch out the skirts of their authority to command ought by which our souls are prejudiced," " the King of souls hath in this case given us a higher command, that we rather obey God than men.
Page 47 - I must confess that I have not yet made that proficiency in the schools of our age, as that I could see, why the second table, and the acts of it, are not as properly the parts of religion and Christianity, as the acts and observations of the first.
Page 286 - I have set before you, but go 7 and serve other gods, and worship them : then will I cut off' Israel out of the land which I have given them ; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword...
Page 24 - ... sense, it was a thing so distasteful unto the Church of Rome that he was forced to find out many shifts and make many apologies for himself. The truth is, (as it will appear to him that reads his writings,) this sticking close to the literal sense was that alone which made him to shake off many of those tenets upon which the Church of Rome and the reformed Churches differ.

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