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Aids to Reflection answer APHORISM Apostle argument Arminian assertion authority Baptism believe called Calvinistic cause character Christ Christian Church Church of England Coleridge common conscience consequences conviction death Deist distinction divine doctrine effect Epicurean essential evil existence express fact faculty faith fear feel former give Gospel grace ground hath heart holy human idea Infant Baptism instance instinct interpretation Jeremy Taylor judgment knowledge language lastly least LEIGHTON light likewise living mankind means metaphorical metaphysics mind moral mystery nature Necessitarian necessity notion object original outward Pantheism Paul perfect perfect law philosophy Plato present principle proof proper Prothesis prudence purpose question reader reality reason redemption religion religious scheme Scripture seek sense Socinian sophisms soul speak speculative reason spirit suppose teach Tertullian things thou thought tion tism true truth uncon understanding virtue words
Page 11 - LORD, with what care hast thou begirt us round ! Parents first season us : then schoolmasters Deliver us to laws ; they send us bound To rules of reason, holy messengers, Pulpits and Sundays, sorrow dogging sin, Afflictions sorted, anguish of all sizes, Fine nets and stratagems to catch us in, Bibles laid open, millions of surprises, Blessings beforehand, ties of gratefulness, The sound of Glory ringing in our ears : Without, our shame ; within, our consciences : Angels and grace, eternal hopes and...
Page 95 - For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? "And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
Page 5 - ... will teach us more of thought, will more effectually awaken the faculty, and form the habit, of reflection, than a year's study in the schools without them.
Page 72 - And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Page 322 - The hour is coming, in the which all that are in the grave shall hear his voice, and shall come forth ; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life, and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation...
Page 318 - Evidences of Christianity ! I am weary of the word. Make a man feel the want of it , rouse him, if you can, to the self-knowledge, of his need of it ; and you may safely trust it to its own evidence...
Page 58 - As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon nitre: so is he that singeth songs to an heavy heart.
Page 150 - Christianity is not a theory, or a speculation ; but a life ; — not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.