The Headship of Christ and The Rights of the Christian People

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W. P. Nimmo, 1871 - Christianity - 517 pages

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Page 496 - that, when that sign shall be accomplished, there shall burst forth upon them a storm like that which the prophet saw in the cave, when " a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks, before the Lord.
Page 357 - sort of uneasy-conscience activity : the head jerks from the right to the left, and from the left to the right again. Never was there a more inveterate whisperer, or a more persevering smiler of smiles. Let fortune frown as it may, that man has always a smile in
Page 472 - zeal for the honour of God, love to Jesus Christ, and desire of saving souls, are his great motives and chief inducements in entering into the functions of the holy ministry, and not worldly designs and interests." But this is not enough. For the truth of this solemn oath there is but one
Page 93 - by statute as the rights of the patron; and, besides, are we not assured, " That the law and the opinion of the judge are not always convertible terms, or one and the same thing, since it sometimes may happen that the judge may mistake the law
Page 196 - The bruit goeth," said De Bracy shrewdly to his companion in arms, the Templar, " that the most holy order of the Temple of Zion nurseth not a few infidels within its bosom." David Hume, intending on one occasion to be very complimentary, said nearly the same thing of the Church of Scotland. "Was the compliment deserved
Page 105 - The fire torments my body, but no ways abates my spirit;'" how "then Mr Wishart, looking steadfastly towards the Cardinal, said, ' He who in such state from that high place feedeth his eyes with my torments, within few days shall be hanged out at the same window, to be seen with
Page 88 - and it empowers him, the better to fulfil the enjoined duty, to call Synods, regarding which he is instructed " to provide that whatever is transacted in them be according to the mind of God." Now, what, I ask, can well be simpler
Page 100 - er he haid done with his sermone, he was sa active and vigorous, that he was lyk to ding the pulpit in blads, and flie out of it." Wilkie had probably this passage in view when
Page 315 - though I am afraid there are so many who do not pray, that, through the generality of the neglect, people never think of calling their

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