Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity

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Macmillan, 1922 - Bible - 113 pages
 

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Page 68 - And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire.
Page 4 - I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.
Page 74 - O thou Adam, what hast thou done? for though it was thou that sinned, thou art not fallen alone, but we all that come of thee.
Page 8 - Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you, bless them that curse you, pray for them that despitefully use you.
Page 74 - I answered then and said, This is my first and last saying, that it had been better not to have given the earth unto Adam: or else, when it was given him, to have restrained him from sinning.
Page 74 - For what profit ia it unto us, if there be promised us an immortal time, whereas we have done the works that bring death?
Page 74 - And that there should be shewed a paradise, whose fruit endureth for ever, wherein is security and medicine, since we shall not enter into it? (For we have walked in unpleasant places.) And that the faces of them which have used abstinence shall shine above the stars, whereas our faces shall be blacker than darkness? For while we lived and committed iniquity, we considered not that we should begin to suffer for it after death.
Page 58 - After all, Faith is not belief in spite of evidence, but life in scorn of consequence — a courageous trust in the great purpose of all things and pressing forward to finish the work which is in sight, whatever the price may be.
Page 69 - Now when he had gone the servant took and fenced the vineyard, and when he had finished the fencing of the vineyard he saw that the vineyard was full of weeds. 4. Therefore he reasoned in himself, saying: I have finished this order of the Lord ; I will next dig this vineyard, and it will be better when it is dug, and having no weeds will yield more fruit, not being choked by the weeds.
Page 4 - Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel...

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