History of the Christian Church, Volume 5, Part 2

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C. Scribner's sons, 1910 - Church history
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Page 81 - Then the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 25 - I will declare thy name unto my brethren : in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.
Page 325 - Thus this brook has conveyed his ashes into Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean; and thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over.
Page 26 - Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers : for there is no power but of God ; and the powers that be are ordained of God.
Page 722 - They have invented a new language, which they call Greek : you must be carefully on your guard against it; it is the matter of all heresy. I observe in the hands of many persons a book written in that language, and which they call the New Testament: it is a book full of daggers and poison. As to the Hebrew, my brethren, it is certain, that whoever learns it becomes immediately a Jew.
Page 768 - Many great Regions are discovered, Which to late age were never mentioned. Who ever heard of th...
Page 314 - A better preest I trowe that nowher non is. He waited after no pompe ne reverence, Ne maked him no spiced conscience, But Cristes lore, and his apostles twelve, He taught, but first he folwed it himselve.
Page 262 - What Hell may be I know not ; this I know — I cannot lose the presence of the Lord ; One arm, Humility, takes hold upon His dear Humanity ; the other, Love, Clasps his Divinity. So where I go He goes ; and better fire- walled Hell with Him Than golden-gated Paradise without.
Page 33 - Ahi, Costantin, di quanto mal fu matre, Non la tua conversion, ma quella dote Che da te prese il primo ricco patre!
Page 371 - Thou wast their rock, their fortress, and their might; Thou, Lord, their captain in the well-fought fight; Thou in the darkness drear their one true light: Alleluia! O may thy soldiers, faithful, true, and bold, Fight as the saints who nobly fought of old, And win, with them, the victor's crown of gold: Alleluia! O blest communion, fellowship divine! We feebly struggle, they in glory shine; Yet all are one in thee, for all are thine: Alleluia!

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