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Page 248 - And surely your blood of your lives will I require ; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man ; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed : for in the image of God made he man.
Page 300 - Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life...
Page 230 - ... over the empty and the false; but violence and verity can make no impression on each other. Let none suppose, however, that the two are, therefore, equal to each other; for there is this vast difference between them, that violence has only a certain course to run, limited by the appointment of Heaven, which overrules its effects to the glory of the truth which it assails; whereas verity endures forever and eventually triumphs over its enemies, being eternal and almighty as God himself.
Page 201 - God has so loved the world as to give his only begotten Son,' the world, redeemed by him, is released from loving him!
Page 300 - And he shall break it as the breaking of the potter's vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare : so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.
Page 203 - There is a great difference between laughing at religion and laughing at those who profane it by their extravagant opinions.
Page xxv - God given them that measure of grace, that is essentially necessary to render them capable of such obedience : 2. That no person, in this corrupt state of nature, can resist the influence of divine grace, when it operates upon the mind : 3.
Page 119 - An opinion is called probable when it is founded upon reasons of some consideration. Hence it may sometimes happen that a single very grave doctor may render an opinion probable.' The reason is added: 'For a man particularly given to study would not adhere to an opinion unless he was drawn to it by a good and sufficient reason.
Page 179 - A man may swear,' as Sanchez says in the same place, ' that he never did such a thing (though he actually did it), meaning within himself that he did not do so on a certain day, or before he was born, or understanding any other such circumstance, while the words which he employs have no such sense as would discover his meaning.