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The Gospel and Human Needs: Being the Hulsean Lectures Delivered Before the ...
John Neville Figgis
No preview available - 2016
The Gospel and Human Needs, Being the Hulsean Lectures Delivered Before the ...
John Neville Figgis
No preview available - 2015
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Page 160 - But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 102 - For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.
Page 8 - But now I only hear Its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar, Retreating, to the breath Of the night-wind, down the vast edges drear And naked shingles of the world.
Page 111 - JUST as I am, without one plea, But that thy blood was shed for me, And that thou bid'st me come to thee, O Lamb of God, I come...
Page 112 - Oh, how shall I, whose native sphere Is dark, whose mind is dim, Before the...
Page 112 - There is a way for man to rise To that sublime abode : — An offering and a sacrifice, A Holy Spirit's energies, An advocate with God : — 5 These, these prepare us for the sight Of holiness above : The sons of ignorance and night May dwell in the Eternal Light, Through the Eternal Love.
Page 91 - Who shall separate us from the love of Christ ? shall tribulation or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword ? Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Page 16 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry; but that it is, now at length, discovered to be fictitious.