Sermons on the Present State of Religion in this Country, and on Other Subjects

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T. Cadell, 1792 - Christianity - 212 pages
 

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Page 165 - When I say unto the wicked, thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 55 - And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts but they regard not the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation of his hands.
Page 15 - Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.
Page 35 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...
Page x - My son, help thy father in his age, and grieve him not as long as he liveth. And if his understanding fail, have patience with him; and despise him not when thou art in thy full strength.
Page 97 - Come ye blessed children of my Father, receive the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world : Grant this, we beseech thee, O merciful Father, through Jesus Christ, our Mediator and Redeemer.
Page 60 - will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
Page 36 - I think I may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education.
Page ix - And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them : but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
Page 90 - Christianity ; they are not ours unless they be the virtues and tempers of our ordinary life. So that Christianity is so far from leaving us to live in the common ways of life, conforming to the folly of customs, and gratifying the passions and tempers which the spirit of the world delights in, it is so far from indulging us in any of these things, that all its virtues which it makes necessary to salvation are only so many ways of living above, and contrary to, the world...

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