Aids to Reflection, Volume 2

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William Pickering, 1848 - 322 pages
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Page 304 - Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Page 115 - For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers : for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.
Page xliv - To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual ; give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding; whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours ; Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
Page 184 - Baptism is a Sacrament which God hath instituted in his Church to the end that they which receive the same might thereby be incorporated into Christ, and so through his most precious merit obtain as well that saving grace of imputation which taketh away all former guiltiness, ať also that infused divine virtue of the Holy Ghost, which giveth to the powers of the soul their first disposition towards future newness of life.
Page 315 - My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you...
Page 240 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Page xxiv - Christianity is not a theory, or a speculation ; but a life;— not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.
Page 41 - Many of us are dissatisfied with this explanation, and think that the scriptures ascribe the remission of sins to Christ's death, with an emphasis so peculiar, that we ought to consider this event as having a special influence in removing punishment, though the scriptures may not reveal the way, in which it contributes to this end.
Page xii - Reason, is yet in accordance with it ; that link follows link by necessary consequence ; that Religion passes out of the ken of reason only where the eye of reason has reached its own horizon; and that faith is then but its continuation : even as the day softens away into the sweet twilight, and twilight, hushed and breathless, steals into the darkness.

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