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Page xii - After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds and people and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands ; And cried with a loud voice ; saying; Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Page 273 - Christian patience and constancy, they bore their torments : in the extremity of their pain, never expressing anything like rage ; but calling upon Almighty GOD, and imploring his assistance. I visited them, day by day; and as often as I did, my conscience upbraided me for persisting so long in a religion, whose capital errors I had...
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Page 281 - The Exodus of Israel ; its Difficulties Examined, and its Truth Confirmed : with a Reply to Recent Objections. By the Rev. TR BIRKS, MA, Professor of Moral Philosophy, Cambridge.
Page xii - Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple : and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters : and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
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Page 273 - I was myself. It was wonderful to see with what true Christian patience and constancy they bore their torments ; in the extremity of their pain never expressing anything like rage, but calling upon Almighty God and imploring his assistance. I visited them day by day, and as often as I did, my conscience upbraided me for persisting so long in a religion whose capital errors I long before perceived, and, above all, that inspired so much cruelty—a temper directly opposite to the spirit of Christianity.
Page 272 - In the spirit of these remarks we fully concur. It is, indeed, a good lesson for us who live in an easy and tolerant age, in which the exercise of the sterner virtues is more rarely called for, to be reminded of the fortitude of such men as these admirable, though little known, martyrs of the Reformation, who, in the fine language of Sir Thomas Browne, ' maintained their faith in the noble way of persecution, and served God in the fire, whereas we honour him in the sunshine.