No Cross, No Crown: A Discourse, Showing the Nature and Discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ. To which are Added The Living and Dying Testimonies of Many Persons of Fame and Learning Both of Ancient and Modern Times, in Favour of this Treatise, Part 1

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Office of the Society of Friends, 1896 - Christian life - 407 pages

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Page 332 - for many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ, whose end is destruction; whose God is their belly; they glory in their shame, and they mind earthly things. For our conversation is in heaven; from whence we look also for
Page 68 - But it was of God's making and putting, and not his own. Another time, we have him crying thus : " As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God; when shall I come and appear before God ?
Page 175 - to the Holy Ghost; and to keep back part of the price of the land ? Whilst it remained, was it not thine own ? And after it was sold was it not in thine own power ? Why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart ? Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God
Page 72 - folk, of blind, halt, and withered, waiting for the moving of the water. For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water, stepped in, was made whole of whatsoever disease he had
Page 332 - for even hereunto were ye called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps, who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth; who, when He was reviled, reviled not again; when He suffered, He threatened not, but committed Himself to Him that judgeth righteously
Page 77 - And to encourage his disciples to believe, that were admiring how soon his sentence was executed upon the fruitless fig-tree ; he tells them, " Verily, if ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this, which is done to the fig-tree ; but also, if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thon removed, and
Page 241 - thyinewood, and all manner of vessels of ivory, and all manner of vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble; and cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men (Rev. xviii.
Page 331 - and to patience, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly-kindness ; and to brotherly-kindness, charity ; for if these things be in you and abound, they make you, that you shall be neither barren, nor unfruitful : for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly, into the everlasting kingdom
Page 398 - and let the glories of another world be eyed, and the heavenly recompense of reward kept in sight. Admit not the thoughts of former follies to revive; but be steady, and continually exercised by his grace, to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world (Titus ii. 12)
Page 110 - command, Honour all men, in that passage of godly David, " Who shall abide in thy tabernacle ? who shall dwell in thy holy hill ? he in whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the Lord

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