Christian Morals, Volume 1
T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1813 - Christian ethics - 332 pages
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Page 80 - O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! Then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea...
Page 194 - To have termed it the prevailing, the distinguishing, the most amiable characteristic of the age, had been right and true. But when I found it thus gravely proposed as an expiation for sin, I was ready to imagine that I heard the exclamation of St. Paul to his Galatians—' I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you unto the grace of Christ unto another Gospel.
Page 33 - Apostles,—' to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to God the judge of all.
Page 180 - He who cannot find time to consult his Bible, will find, one day, that he has time to be sick ; he who has no time to pray, must find time to die. He who can find no time to reflect, is most likely to find time to sin ; he who cannot find time for repentance, will find an eternity in which repentance will be of no avail.
Page 135 - He who cannot lie has solemnly assured us, that he has appointed a day in which he will judge the world by that Man whom he has sent, Christ Jesus.
Page 136 - And the dead, small and great, shall stand before God, and the judgment shall be set, and the books opened, and the dead shall be judged out of those things which are written in the books, according to their works. This universal examination into the human character, this critical dissection of the heart of man, from the first created being to him who shall be caught up alive in the air at Christ's second coming, shall infallibly take place. Blessed be Almighty forbearance, it is still in the power...
Page 247 - AT that time Jefus anfwered and faid, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, becaufe thou haft hid thefe things from the wife and prudent, and haft revealed them unto babes. Even fo, Father, for fo it feemed good in thy fight.