Views of Christian Truth, Piety, and Morality: Selected from the Writings of Dr. Priestley : with a Memoir of His Life

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J. Munroe and Company, 1834 - Christianity - 207 pages
 

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Page 35 - When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none. Then he saith : I will return into my house from whence I came out ; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there : and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
Page 2 - For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Page 23 - Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungered and fed thee? or thirsty and gave thee drink ? When saw we thee a stranger and took thee in ? or naked, and clothed thee ; or when saw we thee sick or in prison, and came unto thee...
Page 165 - Where is the man, where the philosopher, who could so live, and so die, without weakness, and without ostentation!
Page 23 - And call no man your father upon the earth : for one is your Father which is in heaven.
Page 165 - Socrates, which nobody presumes to doubt, is not so well attested as that of Jesus Christ. Such a supposition, in fact, only shifts the difficulty without obviating it ; it is more inconceivable that a number of persons should agree to write such a history, than that one should furnish the subject of it.
Page 23 - Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me. And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
Page 174 - Being, in whose hand our breath is, and whose are all our ways.
Page 17 - The sum of the ten commandments is, To love the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our strength, and with all our mind ; and our neighbour as ourselves.
Page lxxiv - But let not his attainments be depreciated, because they are numerous almost without a parallel. Let not his talents be ridiculed, because they are superlatively great. Let not his morals be villified, because they are correct without austerity, and exemplary without ostentation...

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