The Truth of the Christian Religion in Six Books

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William Baynes, 1829 - Apologetics - 299 pages
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Page 269 - The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ ? For we being many are one bread, and one body ; for we are all partakers of that one bread.
Page 261 - But be not ye called Rabbi, for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. And call no man your father upon the earth : for one is your Father, which is in heaven. Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.
Page 195 - ... and it shall come to pass when ye be multiplied and increased in the land, in those days, saith the Lord, they shall say no more, the ark of the covenant of the Lord, neither shall it come to mind, neither shall they remember it, neither shall they visit it, neither shall that be done any more.
Page 117 - God created, and is one and the same throughout the whole world, so the light, the preaching of the truth, shines every where, and enlightens all men, who are willing to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Page 64 - ... down, and laid up the stones in the mountain of the temple in a convenient place, until there should come a prophet to shew what should be done with them.
Page 250 - He said in a certain place to His disciples, " Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; that it may give light to all that are in the house...
Page 35 - But among all these there were no weeds, no useless plants, none that encumbered the ground ; much less were there any poisonous ones, tending to hurt any one creature ; but every thing was salutary in its kind, suitable to the gracious design of its great Creator. 10. The Lord now created " the sun to rule the day, and the moon to govern the night.
Page 175 - They esteem him not fit to offer sacrifice worthily, whose body is not clothed in a white and clean garment ; but they do not think it any great matter, if some go to sacrifice, having their bodies clean, and also their garments, though their minds be not void of evil, as if God were not the most delighted with internal purity, which bears the nearest resemblance to him. It was even written in the temple of Epidauras — let all who come to offer at this shrine be pure. Now purity consists in holy...
Page 124 - Obedience, should not be sovery plain, as those Things we perceive by our Senses, and by Demonstration; but only so far as is sufficient to procure the Belief, and persuade a Man of the Thing, who is not obstinately bent against it : So that the Gospel is, as it were, a Touchstone to try Men's honest Dispositions by.
Page 297 - Summers, formerly high chancellor of that flourishing kingdom, then president of the law, now of the council. In those letters that most illustrious viscount Scudamore, at the time ambassador for our nation in France, has the following words concerning Grotius : — "The next time I see ambassador Grotius, I will not fail to perform your commands concerning him. Certainly, my lord, I am persuaded that he doth unfeignedly and highly love and reverence your person and proceedings.

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