Thoughts on personal religion, Volume 1

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Page 216 - Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come,
Page 65 - All may of Thee partake : Nothing can be so mean, Which with this tincture—' for Thy sake,' Will not grow bright and clean. " A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine, Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws Makes that and the action fine.
Page 205 - Take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares." May this warning ring like an
Page 64 - and whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance : for ye serve the Lord Christ.
Page 67 - spiritual point of view, has run to waste, with this loving irony : " It is but lost labour that ye haste to rise up early, and so late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness ; for so He giveth His beloved sleep !
Page 208 - as a memorial. It too, no less than prayer, finds in the fragrant, soaring incense its Scriptural emblem and type. " I have all, and abound " (says the grateful Apostle, whose need had been supplied by his Philippian converts); " I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable,
Page 190 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Page 193 - God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: for it is sanctified by the word of God and
Page 273 - and the heart is whole with God, ground is gained unconsciously to ourselves. This one thing do, " forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus." And be your motto that of Gideon's wearied but undaunted troop,—

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