A defence of the Reformation: in answer to a book entitled Just prejudices against the Calvinists: written in French by the reverend and learned Monsieur Claude ... and faithfully translated into English, by T.B.--M.A. To which is prefixed, a sketch of the author's life, including some observations on the spirit of popery. Also appropriate indexes, Volume 1

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Page 100 - O Israel, hearken unto the statutes and unto the judgments which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live. Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it.
Page lxxvi - still I cannot help repeating to myself the words of good old Isaac, "The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau." There is such a leaning toward the light and liberality of Protestantism on
Page 100 - When God would give his law to the Israelites, he said to Moses, " Gather me the people together, that I may make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.
Page 96 - taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock.
Page 34 - Else, if thou shall bless with the Spirit, how shall he that occupieth the "room of the unlearned say Amen at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest? For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified:
Page 12 - The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But it shall not be so with you: but he that is
Page 67 - The Scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat; all therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do, but do not ye after their works.
Page 68 - In fine, they produce those words of St. Paul to Timothy, " These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly: but if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the Church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Page 150 - the words of eternal life. And we believe, and are sure that thou art that Christ the Son of the living God.
Page 102 - Jews in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the Scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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