Epea Aptera Unspoken Sermons: Second Series

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1886 - Sermons, English - 264 pages

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Page 25 - and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power ? " How would the Lord have been buried but for the rich Joseph ? Besides, the Lord said, " If thou wouldst be perfect, go, sell that thou hast." I cannot be perfect ; it is hopeless ; and he does not expect it.
Page 172 - me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me ! If a man die, shall he live again ? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. Thou shall call, and I will answer thee : thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands. '—Job xiv. 13-15.
Page 204 - he goes on,' have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.' He had not knowledge enough to have a right to speak. ' Hear, I beseech thee, and I will
Page 3 - if thou wouldest enter into life, keep the commandments.' 'Which?' 'Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.' ' All these things" have I observed : what lack I yet ?' ' If thou wouldest be perfect, go, sell that thou •hast, and give to
Page 233 - But ye did not so learn Christ; if so be that ye heard him, and were taught in him, even as truth is in Jesus: that ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, which waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit.
Page 128 - all, are the sons and daughters of God. St. Paul uses the word also in his epistle to the Ephesians, the first chapter, the fifth verse. ' Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself,' says the authorized version; ' Having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself,
Page 179 - special pleaders for him, his partisans? ' Is it good that He should search you out ? or as one man mocketh another, do ye so mock Him?'—saying what you do not think ? ' He will surely reprove you, if ye do secretly accept

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