Sermons on the doctrines & duties of Christianity

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Cadell & Davis Edinburgh, 1810 - 220 pages
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Page xii - Aser : she was of a great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity ; and she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
Page 106 - And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat : and no man gave unto him. And when he came to himself he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish...
Page 219 - They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword. They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented; of whom the world was not worthy. They wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.
Page 47 - And he took bread, and • gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body, which is given for you : This do in remembrance of me. Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new Testament in my blood, which is shed for you.
Page 92 - There the wicked cease from troubling; And there the weary are at rest. There the prisoners are at ease together ; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
Page 172 - Whatsoever is brought upon thee take cheerfully, and be patient when thou art changed to a low estate. For gold is tried in the fire, and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Page 55 - To examine themselves,' whether they repent them truly of their former sins, stedfastly purposing to lead a new life ; have a lively Faith in God's mercy through Christ, with a thankful remembrance of His death; and be in charity with all men.
Page 158 - ... according to what he hath, and not according to what he hath not.
Page 19 - Fear not : for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
Page 21 - Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these, Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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