Detached links, extracts from the writings and discourses of J. Parker, compiled by J. Lucas

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Page 331 - did not die for a few of us, He tasted death for every man. He did not in His great heart think of this little nationality, or that. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world. Yonder Man does not think of little pieces or
Page 432 - SEE the poor woman in the crowd, who has spent all her living on seeking health, and has spent that living in vain. She comes behind the Great Teacher, in the crowd secretly, saying, " If I may but touch the hem of His garment I shall be made whole." She had tried every other resource,
Page 354 - HERE we open the Bible, in which we find that to whom much is given, from him shall much be required, and that it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for nations which
Page 134 - And when Jesus came to the place, He looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down ; for today I must abide at thy house.
Page 130 - My time is not yet come, but your time is always ready." The fungus grows and perishes within the compass of a few hours; but the oak is the growth of centuries. The great truth set forth in Christ's reply seems to be, that in proportion to the width, and volume, and weight of character, and in proportion to the
Page 317 - Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.
Page 204 - been rejected by his master, and it was so far superior to every other in the church, that, according to tradition, the envious artist killed himself with vexation. All the builders of society had rejected the " sinners," and made the painted window of the " righteous.
Page 116 - having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Page 76 - of God, and thought it not robbery to be equal with God, made Himself of no reputation, took upon Him the form of a servant, became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross; and
Page 374 - and the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and lead them unto living fountains of water; and God shall wipe away all tears

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