Biographia Scoticana: or, A brief historical account of the ... most eminent Scots worthies. As also, An appendix. [2 pt. Frontisp. mutilated]. By J. Howie. Revised by a clergyman of the Church of Scotland, and with a preface and notes by W. M'Gavin
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Page 455 - No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper ; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Page 39 - And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat: this is my body. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying. Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
Page 208 - Christ ; as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance : but as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation ; because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Page 456 - God will be a husband to the widow, and a father to the fatherless.
Page xxxix - WE HAVE heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old.
Page xxxv - How is the gold become dim ! how is the most fine gold changed ! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.
Page xii - The victors overcame by the blood of the Lamb, and the word of their testimony, and loved not their lives unto the death.
Page 29 - He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. 21 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men ! 22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
Page 455 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.