Golden Remains of the ever memorable Mr. John Hales, with additions from the author's own copy, sermons and miscellanies, also letters and expresses concerning the Synod of Dordrecht

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E. Pawlet, 1711
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Page 277 - ... taste what I eat or what I drink ? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women ? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king...
Page 277 - I am this day fourscore years old : and can I discern between good and evil ? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink ? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women ? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king...
Page 49 - ... concerning the notes of a Christian man, by what signs we may know a man to be one of the visible company of Christ, we have so tied ourselves to this outward profession, that if we know no other virtue in a man, but that he hath conned his creed by heart, let his life be never so profane, we think it argument enough for us to account him within the pale and circuit of the church: on the contrary side, let his life be never so upright, if either he be little...
Page 218 - And Saul said, They have brought them from the Amalekites : for the people spared the best of the sheep and of the oxen, to sacrifice unto the LORD thy God ; and the rest...
Page 278 - Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, and be buried by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham; let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what shall seem good unto thee.
Page 245 - Thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowfhip, and do all fuch good works as Thou haft prepared for us to walk in ; through Jefus Chrift our Lord, to whom, with Thee and the Holy Ghoft, be all honour and glory, world without end.
Page 65 - Were we not so ready to anathematize each other, where we concur not in opinion, we might in hearts be united, though in our tongues we were divided, and that with singular profit to all sides. It is 'the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace,
Page 33 - ... of wealth may make men outwardly obsequious unto us; but that which makes one man a god unto another, that which doth tie the souls of men unto us, that which like the eye of the bridegroom, in the book of Canticles, iv.9, 'ravishes the heart of him that looks upon it,

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