Institutes of the Christian Religion, Volume 1

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P. H. Nicklin, 1816 - Reformed Church
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The first time I started this book I was in my teens. This time I was able to get past the first fifty pages and found an enjoyable and at times disturbing book. The book contains elements of satire ... Read full review

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I'm probably one of a very few people who has sat and read the Synopticon from front to back. Though it might seem like a strange practice, nearly like reading the dictionary or an encyclopedia, I can ... Read full review

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Page 532 - Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David. His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven.
Page 446 - Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord.
Page 385 - The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
Page 453 - For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
Page 463 - Happy art thou, O Israel : who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency ! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee ; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Page 338 - So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Page 426 - But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me ; 6 And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free.
Page 373 - For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Page 399 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Page 427 - And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.

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