The sisters of Soleure. By C.S.W.

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Page 45 - If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments ; If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments ; Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes. Nevertheless my loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
Page 58 - We are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by faith, and not for our own works or deservings...
Page 288 - Now abideth faith, hope, love, but the greatest of these is love.
Page 85 - In like manner, as to the use of the sacrament, we are agreed that, like the Word, it was ordained of Almighty God, in order that weak consciences might be excited by the Holy Ghost to faith and charity.
Page 280 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee ; for whither thou goest I will go, and where thou lodgest, I will lodge ; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God ; where thou diest I will die, and there will I be buried ; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Page 63 - My heart is fixed, eternal God, fixed on Thee, And my immortal choice is made, Christ for me. He is my Prophet, Priest, and King, Who did for me salvation bring, And while I've breath I mean to sing, Christ for me.
Page 52 - I most firmly admit and embrace apostolical and ecclesiastical traditions, and all other constitutions and observances of the same church. I also admit the sacred Scriptures according to the sense which the holy mother church has held, and does hold, to whom it belongs to judge of the true sense and interpretation of the Holy Scriptures; nor will I ever take or interpret them otherwise than according to the unanimous consent of the fathers.
Page 85 - And although at present we are not agreed on the question whether the real body and blood of Christ are corporeally present in the bread and wine, yet both the interested parties shall cherish more and more a truly christian charity for one another, so far as conscience permits; and we will all earnestly implore the Lord to condescend by his Spirit to confirm us in the sound doctrine."* The Swiss obtained what they had asked: unity in diversity.
Page 327 - She threw herself into her father's arms, and hid her face on his shoulder. "God's best blessing be on you, my precious Marie — your mother's God, .... my sweet one.
Page 95 - If you cannot speak," replied the soldiers, " at least think in thy heart of the Mother of God, and call upon the Saints !" Zwingle again shook his head, and kept his eyes still fixed on heaven. Upon this the irritated soldiers began to curse him.

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