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Discourses Concerning the Being and Natural Perfections of God
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Page 408 - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us ; and if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
Page 374 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him : but he knoweth the way that I take : when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Page 241 - My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Page 3 - him from the creation of the world are clearly feen, " being underftood by the things that are made, even " his eternal power and godhead...
Page 241 - LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether.
Page 238 - Lo, these are parts of his ways; but how little a portion is heard of him?
Page 207 - But he that knew not. and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required; and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Page 102 - See now that I, even I, am he, And there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: Neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
Page 346 - God hath taken care of all our good, and if godliness be profitable to all things and hath the promise of the life that now is, and that which is to come...
Page 172 - Thou fhalt love the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy foul, and with all thy mind ; this is the firft and great commandment : and the fecond is like unto it, Thou fhalt love thy neighbour as thyfelf ; on thefe two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.