System of Christian Ethics

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Scribner & Welford, 1887 - Christian ethics - 616 pages
 

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Page 394 - O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? Thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 30 - Abbott.— HELLENICA. A Collection of Essays on Greek Poetry, Philosophy, History, and Religion.
Page 560 - Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers : for there is no power but of God ; and the powers that be are ordained of God.
Page 39 - Hume. —THE PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS OF DAVID HUME. Edited by TH GREEN and TH GROSE. 4 vols. 8vo, 28s.
Page 471 - It is harder for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven, than for a camel to go through the eye of a needle.
Page 204 - But he said unto them : All men cannot receive this saying, but they to whom it is given. For there are eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb : and there are eunuchs, which were made eunuchs by men : and there are eunuchs, which made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
Page ix - Christ the centre of the creation of God and of the world's history, Christ the second Adam, as the essential and perfect vehicle of God's condescending holy love to men, and also as the prototype of a permanent humanity destined for fellowship with God and transfiguration in God — this, on the one hand, and, on the other, justifying faith, as the source not only of the doctrine, but also of the life, of the evangelical church ; justifying faith, as requiring and finding the authority of God's...
Page 203 - ... free grace is neither the child nor the father of human worthiness. If we get all the grace we ever can get we shall never be worthy of...
Page viii - If ye abide in my word, — ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.' It procureth freedom of access to God ; ' We have,' saith St. Paul, ' boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
Page 486 - The test for us is, whether we could ever imagine Christ acting in this way, either for the sake of others, or — which would be quite as justifiable, since self-love is a moral duty — for his own sake.

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