The Works of John Owen, Volume 18

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R. Baynes, 1826 - Puritans
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This is possibly my favorite book in the world after the holy bible. Nowhere else have I found a more sincere, heartwrenching love for Jesus Christ with, again, the exception of the bible. John Owen's ... Read full review

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Glory of Christ (volume I) - Wow. This is one of the most wonderful books I have ever read. Written by a man who grasped these things with both his mind and his heart. Perhaps the greatest Protestant ... Read full review

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Page 595 - Trust ye not in lying words, saying: — "The temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, The temple of the Lord are these.
Page 260 - How is the faithful city become an harlot! it was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers. Thy silver is become dross; thy wine mixed with water; thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
Page 525 - The change of the substance of bread and wine into the substance of the body and blood of Christ...
Page 601 - In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 541 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them...
Page 603 - Let them alone ; they 14 are blind leaders of the blind ; and if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into the ditch.
Page 77 - Him : the eyes of your understanding being enlightened that ye may know what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power to usward who believe, according to the working of His mighty power...
Page 77 - That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ ; 3 In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
Page 426 - They were wont to speak in old time, saying, They shall surely ask counsel at Abel : and so they ended the matter. 19 I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: thou seekest to destroy a city and a mother in Israel: why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the LORD...
Page 611 - Because they received not the love of the truth that they might be saved, God shall send them strong delusions that they should believe a lie, that they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

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