True Christianity; Or, the Whole Economy of God Towards Man, and the Whole Duty of Man, Towards God. In Four Books. Written Originally in the German Language

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Lincoln & Edmands, 1809 - Christianity - 487 pages

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This is the book that influenced Phillip Jacob Spener, the father of Pietism. It stresses personal holiness, pointing out how Christianity must go beyond a doctornal dispute and become a lifestyle for every believer. A must-read for Christians. Let this book change your life, and then go out and change the world (Matthew 28:19-20). 


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Page 397 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it :. If that nation against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.
Page 453 - that it is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth ; that he sit alone and keep silence, when he hath any laid upon him to bear ; yea, that he put his mouth in the dust, and wait in hope; and that he give his cheek to him that smiteth
Page 179 - righteous shall flourish like the palmtree : He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those that be planted in the house of the Lord, shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age : they shall be fat
Page 239 - will turn from all his sins that he committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him ; in his righteousness that he hath done, he shall live.
Page 277 - The darkness is past, and the true light now shineth : He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now. He that loveth his brother, abideth in the light, and there is no offence in him,
Page 307 - If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye ; for the Spirit of glory and of God rested upon you : On their part he is evil spoken of; but on your part he is glorified.
Page 110 - by faith, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter ; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season ; and
Page 397 - And though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and. he shall bite them. Behold the eyes of the Lord God are upon the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth.
Page 448 - the mighty man glo.ry in his might, nor let the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth, glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord.
Page 300 - kindness, charity : For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren, nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacketh these,

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