The Social Results of Early Christianity (Google eBook)

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Wm. Isbister, 1889 - Christian sociology - 480 pages
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Page 140 - Ye have heard that it was said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy: but I say unto you, Love your enemies, and pray for them that persecute you; that ye may be sons of your Father which is in heaven...
Page 155 - Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet ; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Page 165 - Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them and brought the prices of the things that were sold, And laid them down at the apostles 'feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
Page 166 - Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Page 160 - Not that I speak in respect of want : for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
Page 152 - God gave them over to a reprobate mind to do those things which are not convenient ; being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness ; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity ; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful...
Page 152 - I love God', and hateth his brother, he is a liar, for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen? "And this commandment have we from him, 'That he who loveth God love his brother also.
Page xvi - ... which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places, far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come...
Page 112 - ... just before God, but the doers of a law shall be justified : for when Gentiles which have no law do by nature the things of the law...
Page 140 - For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so? Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

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