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Page 104 - own self do nothing ; as I hear, I judge ; and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father who hath sent me." In the 7th chapter of the same evangelist, the 14th and following verses, we read that
Page 333 - little is an error, into which we are more likely to fall than the opposite one ; but it is a more fatal error, if we do fall into it. "I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book," said the faithful and true Witness, " if any man shall add unto these
Page 34 - [Christ] was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch," &c. Heb. iii. 3. LXII. Because he is represented as being the servant, the chosen, the beloved of God, and the recipient of God's Spirit. " Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, in whom my soul is well pleased; I will put my spirit upon him,
Page 300 - spring up a light, such as had never dawned on the corrupt establishments of the old world. Nor will its blessed influences be confined to any kindred, or country, or tongue. But He, who ruleth in the earth, " shall destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over all nations.
Page 32 - iii. 14. XLIX. Because St. Peter, immediately after being filled with the Holy Spirit, on the day of Pentecost, thus addressed the Jews; " Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among yon, hy miracles, and wonders, and signs, which God did by him in the midst of yon, as ye yourselves also know;
Page 33 - LIX. Because Peter declares that. " Christ received from God the Father honor and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, this is my beloved Son,
Page 57 - fall, lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to the miseries of this life, to death, and the pains of hell forever." Where in the Bible, I ask, do you find such language as this ? Where are we told that the covenant with Adam was made for his posterity likewise
Page 32 - did by him in the midst of yon, as ye yourselves also know; him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and fore-knowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain ; whom God hath raised
Page 33 - Because the Scriptures affirm, that " Christ glorified not himself to be made a high priest, but He [glorified him] who said unto him, thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee," Heb. v. 5. LIV. Because it is expressly asserted, that God gave to Christ the Revelation which was made to the author of the Apocalypse,
Page 133 - the one requiring exertion on our part; the other offering divine aid, and teaching our dependence on it. They are exhibited in the following language ; " work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God that worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure." These representations have been the subject of endless dispute and cavilling, which have thrown