The Christian history, ed. by T. Prince

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Thomas Prince
1744
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Page 5 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; And see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, And make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; Lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, And understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
Page 58 - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children: That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
Page 62 - Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, O Lord, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the sanctuary, O Lord, which thy hands have established.
Page 119 - The only thing in their view was to get the kingdom of heaven, and every one appeared pressing into it : the engagedness of their hearts in this great concern could not be hid ; it appeared in their very countenances. It then was a dreadful thing amongst us to lie out of Christ, in danger every day of dropping into hell ; and what persons...
Page 47 - In regeneration there is a power conferred ; conversion is the exercise of this power. In regeneration there is given us a principle to turn ; conversion is our actual turning ; that is the principle whereby we are brought out of a state of nature into a state of grace ; and conversion the actual fixing on God, as the terminus ad quern.
Page 59 - If they fpeak not according to this word, it is becaufe there is no light in them.
Page 159 - The Testimony and Advice of an Assembly of Pastors of Churches in New England, at a Meeting in Boston July 7, 1743. Occasion'd by the Late Happy Revival of Religion in Many Parts of the Land...
Page 127 - And then it was, in the latter part of December, that the spirit of God began extraordinarily to set in, and wonderfully to work amongst us; and there were, very suddenly, one after another, five or six persons, who were to all appearance savingly converted, and some of them wrought upon in a very remarkable manner.
Page 120 - God were then seen in his sanctuary, God's day was a delight, and his tabernacles were amiable. Our public assemblies were then beautiful; the congregation was alive in God's service, every one earnestly intent on the public worship, every hearer eager to drink in the words of the minister as they came from his mouth...
Page 115 - It was their manner very frequently to get together, in conventions of both sexes, for mirth and jollity, which they called frolics...

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