History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, Etc, Volume 1

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Robert Carter, 1846 - Reformation - 847 pages
 

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Page 257 - Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall; but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Page 375 - Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Page 129 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory : for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Page 179 - The path of the just is as the shining light which shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 211 - Blessed are the eyes which see what you see! For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
Page 33 - If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Page 359 - Enter not into judgment with thy servant, O LORD; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
Page 31 - This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? 3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?
Page 323 - The kings of the earth stood up, And the rulers took counsel together, to smite her and slay; And the blood of her wounds is given us to drink to-day.
Page 108 - There are three things," says a traveller named Vadiscus, who figures in the treatise, — " there are three things that are usually brought away from Rome : a bad conscience, a disordered stomach, and an empty purse. There are three things in which Rome does not believe : the immortality of the soul, the resurrection of the dead, and hell.

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