The Life of Faith: Or, a Treatise of the Holy and Happy Life of Sincere Believers; Beginning with a Sermon Preached Before King Charles II. ... Written by the Reverend, Learned and Holy Mr. Richard Baxter. Abridged by Benjamin Fawcett, A.M.
J. Cotton, and J. Eddowes; and sold by J. Buckland, T. Field; and E. Dilly, London, 1764 - 176 pages
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Page 14 - For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward ; how shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him...
Page 95 - But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His.
Page 174 - Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
Page 136 - I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 113 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 114 - By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house ; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
Page 38 - For our light affli&ion, which is but for a moment worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory ; (here this author admits eternal in the ftri<fb fenfe) while we look not at the things which are feen, but at the things which are not feen : for the things which are feen are temporal ; but the things which are not feen are eternal.
Page 153 - Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts : for the Coming of the Lord draweth nigh.