The Life of the Learned and Pious Dr. Henry More, Late Fellow of Christ's College in Cambridge: To which are Annex'd Divers of His Useful and Excellent Letters

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J. Downing, 1710 - 362 pages

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Page 280 - Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Page 185 - But true religion, sprung from God above, Is like her fountain, full of charity, Embracing all things with a tender love ; Full of good- will and meek expectancy ; Full of true justice and sure verity, In heart and voice free, large, even infinite ; Not wedged in strait particularity, But grasping all in her vast active spright...
Page 11 - I behave myself there patiently and submissively towards God, and if there be any one thing more than another that is acceptable to Him, that will I set myself to do with a sincere heart and to the utmost of my power-;' being certainly pursuaded that, if I thus demeaned myself, He would hardly keep me long in that place.
Page 264 - ... and persecute you, that you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven...
Page 331 - Gospel is to be preached to all other nations, as well as the Jewish ; Christ being now come to be a light to lighten the Gentiles, as well as the glory of his people Israel.
Page 280 - Name ; which were born, not of Blood, nor of the will of the Flejh, nor of the will of Man, but of God.
Page 344 - How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and feek not the honour that cometh from God only...
Page 115 - But he who puts his hand to the plough and looks back is not fit for the kingdom of Labour, any more than he is fit for the kingdom of God.
Page 186 - Ceremony, nor the earnest opposing of the same, no, not the acuteness of Reason, nor yet a strong if naked conceit, that we have the Spirit of God, can excuse a man from being in any better condition than in the Land of Brutes, or in the mere animal...

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