A volume of sermons preached before the University of Oxford

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Dan. Browne, 1750 - 392 pages
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Page 80 - Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure...
Page 265 - And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.
Page 262 - And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen, that he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place. And they gave forth their lots ; and the lot fell upon Matthias ; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.
Page 147 - If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father: and he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world,
Page viii - Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away.
Page 183 - We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe.
Page 359 - Thus the wisdom of what rules, and is first and chief in nature, has made it to be according to the private interest and good of every one to work towards the general good, which if a creature ceases to promote, he is actually so far wanting to himself, and ceases to promote his own happiness and welfare. He is on this account directly his own enemy, nor can he any...
Page 267 - But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood...
Page 183 - Thomas, reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands ; reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side ; and be not faithless, but believing.
Page 346 - ... perhaps, as for the good of the species in general every individual ought to share ; 'tis so far from being ill or blamable in any sense, that it must be acknowledged absolutely necessary to constitute a creature good.

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