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Views of Christian Truth, Piety, and Morality: Selected from the Writings of ...
Joseph Priestley,Henry Ware
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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 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.