The Two Books of Homilies Appointed to be Read in Churches, Volume 1

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John Griffiths
The University Press, 1859 - Sermons, English - 630 pages

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Page 120 - the man, but that which cometh out of the mouth defileth the man. For those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart, and they defile the man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, breaking of wedlock, whoredom, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. These are the things which
Page 456 - upon thee, and the power of the most High shall overshadow thee. A marvellous matter, that a woman should conceive and bear a child without the knowledge of man. But, where the Holy Ghost worketh, there nothing is unpossible : as may further also appear by the inward regeneration and sanctification of mankind.
Page 334 - in the Acts of one Simon Magus, a sorcerer, how that he, perceiving that through laying on of the Apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, offered them money, saying, Give me also this power, that, on whomsoever I lay my hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. In making this
Page 295 - outwardly with fasting, renting of their clothes, putting on sackcloth, and sprinkling themselves with dust and ashes, the Scripture saith, God saw their works, that they turned from their evil ways, and God repented of the evil that he had said that he would do unto them, and he did it not. 4
Page 124 - conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy, for I am holy. ' Hitherto have we heard how grievous a sin fornication and whoredom is, and how greatly God doth abhor it throughout the whole Scripture. How can it any otherwise be than a sin of most abomination, seeing it
Page 545 - turn unto the Lord, and say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously ; so will we offer the calves of our lips unto thee. In all these places we have an express commandment given unto us of God for to return unto him. Therefore we must take good heed unto ourselves, lest, whereas
Page 173 - thing that is in heaven above, or in the^ earth beneath, nor in the water under the earth : thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them : for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, and visit the sin
Page 295 - water ; but let man and beast put on sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God; yea, let every man turn from his evil way and from the wickedness that is in their hands. Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce wrath, that we perish not ? And upon this their hearty repentance, thus
Page 18 - gone out of the way ; they are all unprofitable : there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an open sepulchre ; with their tongues they have used craft and deceit ; the poison of serpents is
Page 488 - mercy, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith the Lord. This wisdom cannot be attained but by the direction of the Spirit of God, and therefore it is called spiritual wisdom. And

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