The works of Robert Hall. With a brief memoir of his life, by dr. Gregory; and observations on his character as a preacher, by J. Foster. Publ. under the superintendence of O. Gregory, Volume 1
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Page 470 - the Hebrews. But in those sacrifices there is a remembrance again made of sins every year. For it is not possible for the blood of bulls and of goats to take away sins. Wherefore when he cometh into the world he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thon prepared me.
Page 143 - that be are ordained of God: whosoever resisteth, therefore, the power, resisteth the ordinance of God, and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of
Page 464 - Hereafter I will not talk much with you, for the prince of this world cometh and hath nothing in me ; but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, so I do ; Arise, let
Page 292 - Hence, a disregard to the operations of the Deity in his providential dispensations, is frequently stigmatized in scripture as an unequivocal symptom of impiety. Woe unto them, says Isaiah, that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine
Page 472 - was nothing which he appeared more solicitous to inculcate on the minds of his disciples than the certainty of his future sufferings. Then took he unto him the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets
Page 310 - No: these were not the sort of communications most suited to the grandeur of his nature, or the exigencies of ours. The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the
Page 310 - flower of the field: The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; because the spirit of the Lord bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass. The grass withereth, the flower fad'eth: but
Page 472 - world. When he prepared the heavens, when he set a compass upon the face of the deep: when he gave to the sea his decree, that the. waters should not pass his commandment; when he