Discourses on several subjects: being the substance of some select homilies of the Church of England ...

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Printed for J. Stockdale, 1795
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Page 395 - I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
Page 65 - I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair : I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
Page 263 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth arc the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Page 192 - For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Page 324 - ... rend your hearts and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God ; for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness, and repenteth Him of the evil.
Page 229 - And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost...
Page 3 - Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that layeth hold on it ; that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.
Page 261 - Yea, the darkness is no darkness with thee, but the night is as clear as the day ; the darkness and light to thee are both alike.
Page 261 - Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me ; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.
Page 84 - Give of thy bread to the hungry, and of thy garments to them that are naked; and according to thine abundance give alms; and let not thine eye be envious, when thou givest alms.

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