The Scotch Presbyterian eloquence; or, The foolishness of their teaching discovered; and some remarks on mr. Rule's late Vindication of the Kirk [signed Jacob Curate]. [Followed by] An answer to the Scotch Presbyterian eloquence [by G. Ridpath

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Page 69 - And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu ? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many ? 23 And Joram turned his hands, and fled, and said to Ahaziah, There is treachery, O Ahaziah.
Page 143 - ... For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding...
Page 134 - How long shall they utter and speak hard things ? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves ? 5 They break in pieces thy people, O Lord, and afflict thine heritage. 6 They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.
Page 167 - My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change...
Page 106 - I'll tell, I know not, Lord, they went a gait [a road] of their own. Well, honest John, thou and thy blue bonnets are welcome to me ; come to my right hand, and let the devil take the hats, the silks, and the sattins.
Page 60 - Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff. Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.
Page 168 - Some therefore cried one thing, and some another : for the assembly was confused, and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together.
Page 123 - The King enjoys his own again,' against which I have not much to say. Thirdly, allowable songs, like ' Once I lay with another man's wife.
Page 53 - Keep therefore and do them ; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely, this great nation is a wise and understanding people. For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the Lord our God is in all things that we call upon him for? and what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
Page 143 - Therefore came I forth to meet thee, Diligently to seek thy face, And I have found thee.

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