The Works of the Rev. Scougal: Containing the Life of God in the Soul of Man. With Nine Other Discourses on Important Subjects. To which is Added a Sermon Preached at the Author's Funeral by George Gairden

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J. Leavitt, 1833 - Theology - 272 pages

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Page 211 - sin. Finally, to sum up your duty in the Apostle's words, Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account: that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is
Page 139 - Know ye not that the uurighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. You see what a heavy sentence is pronounced: and O how many are included
Page 244 - Lord makes ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? Blessed is that servant whom his Lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing; of a truth he will make him ruler over all that he hath. Indeed, the end of his life was no less Christ's, than the beginning
Page 148 - Again, how wonderfully hath he furnished this lower world for our maintenance and accommodation! The heaven, even the heaven of heavens are the Lord's: but the earth hath he given to the children of men. He hath made us to have dominion over all the works of his hands; he
Page 149 - the springing thereof. Thou crownest the year with thy goodness, and all thy paths drop fatness. They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks;-the valleys
Page 82 - after her straightway, as the ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks. Now, there can be no greater evidence of slavery and bondage, than thus to do what themselves know to be prejudicial. It were easy to illustrate this bondage and
Page 133 - chapter of Hebrews: where, after a large catalogue of their performances, the author tells us of others, who were tortured, not accepting deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection. And others had trial of cruel mockinga, and scourgings, yea moreover, of
Page 156 - and raptures, and swallowed up in the embraces of eternal sweetness, and to be lost, as it were, in the source and fountain of happiness and bliss! Lord, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him? or the son of man, that thon makest
Page 145 - give praise. Awake up, my glory, awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake right early. And being conscious of his own insufficiency for the work, he inviteth others unto it; calling in the whole creation to assist him: O sing unto the Lord a new song; sing
Page 116 - seal their instruction, that he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man. And if they be bound in fetters, and be holden in cords of affliction; then he showeth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded. Afflictions do both put us on the search to find out the offences wherewith we have provoked God, and make

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