Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Pious Robert Nelson

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John Murray, 1860 - Theologians - 302 pages
 

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Page 157 - LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth ; Send thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee : Grant this for thine only Son Jesus Christ's sake. Amen.
Page 325 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Page 309 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.
Page 170 - The body which a man hath at any time of his life is as much his own body as that which he hath at his death; so that if the very matter of his body which a man had at any time of his life be raised, it is as much his own and the same body as that which he had at his death...
Page 175 - I shall say no more, but that I never expect to see our Church settled, primitive Christianity revived, and true piety and virtue flourish again among us, till the holy communion be oftener celebrated than it hath been of late in all places of the kingdom ; and am sure, that if people were but sensible of the great advantage it would be to them, they would need no other arguments to persuade them to frequent it as often as they can.
Page 41 - Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft : teaching them to obferve all things whatfoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.
Page 169 - Reafon, that he who can do the greater, can undoubtedly do the lefs ; it being plainly altogether as eafy for God to raife the Body again after Death, as to create and form it at firft : It being a lefs Effect: of Power to raife a Body when refolved into Duft, than to make all Things out of nothing.
Page 170 - ... are so very often changed and " renewed, that we can allow the cannibals to eat them " all up, and to turn them all into nourishment ; and ." yet no man need contend for want of a body of his " own at the resurrection, viz. any of those bodies " which he had ten or twenty years before, which are " every whit as good, and as much his own, as that
Page 47 - As to the cafe you put, replied his Grace, I wonder men fhould be divided in opinion about it. I thick it is plain, that no man can join in prayers, in which there is any petition, which he is verily p'eris finful.

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