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 Co., 1834 - 207 pages
 

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Page 22 - 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 35 - When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out.
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 35 - 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 165 - What sweetness, what purity in his manners ! what an affecting gracefulness in his delivery ! what sublimity in his maxims ! what profound wisdom in his discourses ! what presence of mind, what subtlety, what truth in his replies!
Page 174 - Being, in whose hand our breath is, and whose are all our ways.
Page 165 - What presence of mind, what subtlety, what truth in his replies! How great the command over his passions! Where is the man, where the philosopher, who could so live, and so die, without weakness, and without ostentation...

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