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China - Its State and Prospects: With Especial Reference to the Spread of ...
Walter H. Medhurst
No preview available - 1999
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Page 73 - Their throat is an open sepulchre : with their tongues they have used deceit: the poison of asps is under their lips: whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: their feet are swift to shed blood : destruction and misery are in their ways ; and the way of peace have they not known : there is no fear of God before their eyes.
Page 76 - I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.
Page 149 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them : and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Page 184 - Christian, ought to have done, pursuing the golden rule of doing to others as we would they should do unto us.
Page 72 - As it is written, There is none righteous, no not one. There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable ; there is none that doeth good, no not one.
Page 74 - Christ, for his brethren and kinsmen according to the flesh ;" and if his " heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel was, that they might be saved...
Page 101 - to rejoice with them that do rejoice, and to weep with them that weep...
Page 91 - Surely, those v;ho import such a deleterious substance, and injure me for the sake of gain, cannot wish me well, or be in possession of a religion that is better than my own. Go, first, and persuade your own countrymen to relinquish this nefarious traffic, and give me a prescription to correct this vile habit, and then I will listen to your exhortations on the subject of Christianity.