The German Sectarians of Pennsylvania: 1742-1800

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author, 1900 - Ephrata (Pa.)
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Page 391 - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Page 434 - And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.
Page 83 - These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them : for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings : and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
Page 391 - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Page 336 - And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host : and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.
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Page 102 - His reasons for thus excluding himself from human society we believe he never communicated to any person in these parts ; but it is thought he meant by it to do penance for crimes committed in his own country, for he was a man subject to violent passions.
Page 37 - All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness : That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
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