The kingdom of Christ: or Hints on the principles, ordinances, and constitution of the catholic Church, letters, by a clergyman of the Church of England [J.F.D. Maurice].

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Page 149 - Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ ; and to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ...
Page 113 - Authentic tidings of invisible things; Of ebb and flow, and ever-during power: And central peace, subsisting at the heart Of endless agitation.
Page 84 - Saviour toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost, which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour, that being justified by his grace we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Page 132 - O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth, therefore, fruits meet for repentance ; and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father : for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Page 128 - believed God and it was counted unto him for righteousness...
Page 147 - Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
Page 160 - Time's waters will not ebb, nor stay, Power cannot change them, but Love may, What cannot be, Love counts it done. Deep in the heart, her searching view Can read where Faith is ftx'd and true, Through shades of setting life can see Heaven's work begun.
Page 128 - Scripture for speaking of baptized people, as children of God, members of Christ, and heirs of the kingdom of heaven...
Page 107 - Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Page 97 - All he can do, therefore, is to tell wretched creatures, who spend eighteen hours out of the twenty-four in close factories and bitter toil, corrupting and being corrupted, that if they spend the remaining six in prayer — he need not add fasting — they may possibly be saved. How can we insult God and torment man with such mockery !" — Letters ontJts Kinydom of Heaven, ^c., vol.

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