A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the "Dictionary of the Bible", Volume 1

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William Smith, Samuel Cheetham
Murray, 1875 - Bible - 2060 pages
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Page 242 - ... but speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ : From whom the whole body fitly joined together, and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body, unto the edifying of itself in love.
Page 89 - The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches : and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
Page 268 - Do this in remembrance of me: this is my body:" and that in like manner having taken the cup, and given thanks, he said, " This is my blood;" and that he distributed them to these alone.
Page 98 - And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
Page 245 - Meditate upon these things ; give thyself wholly to them ; that thy profiting may appear to all.
Page 411 - For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
Page 100 - He keepeth all his bones, so that not one of them is broken. 21 But misfortune shall slay the ungodly, and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate. 22 The Lord delivereth the souls of his servants; and all they that put their trust in him shall not be destitute.
Page 157 - Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin : And in whose spirit there is no guile.
Page ix - British Quarterly Review. The two following Works are intended to furnish a complete account of the leading personages, the Institutions, Art, Social Life, Writings, and Controversies of the Christian Church from the time of the Apostles to the Age of Charlemagne. They commence at the period at which the ' ' Dictionary of the Bible " leaves off, and form a continuation of it.
Page 253 - And why ? thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

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