Christian Churches: The Noblest Form of Social Life, The Representatives of Christ on Earth, The Dwelling-place of the Holy Spirit

Front Cover
Ward & Company, 1862 - Christian sociology - 76 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 110 - Then," exclaimed the dying man, " I am safe ; for I know that I was once in grace." He then turned round, and prayed aloud "Lord," he said, "though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in covenant with Thee through grace ; and I may, I will, come to Thee, for thy people ! Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service; and many of them have set too high a value upon me, though others wish, and would be glad of my death ; but, Lord, however...
Page 3 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church : and he is the saviour of the body.
Page 60 - Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple ? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar ? Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the Gospel should live of the Gospel.
Page 23 - Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone...
Page 23 - Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you ? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy ; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
Page 51 - And when they were come to him, he said unto them, " Ye know, from the first day that I came into Asia, after what manner I . have been with you at all seasons...
Page 25 - The man is thought a knave or fool, Or bigot, plotting crime, Who, for the advancement of his kind, Is wiser than his time. For him the hemlock shall distil; For him the axe be bared; For him the gibbet shall be built; For him the stake prepared: Him shall the scorn and wrath of men Pursue with deadly aim; And malice, envy, spite and lies, Shall desecrate his name. But truth shall conquer at the last, For round and round we run, And ever the right comes uppermost, And ever is justice done.
Page 110 - Give them consistency of judgment, one heart, and mutual love; and go on to deliver them, and with the work of reformation ; and make the Name of Christ glorious in the world.
Page 47 - For some were taken and clapped up in prison, others had their houses beset and watched night and day, and hardly escaped their hands; and the most were fain to fly and leave their houses and habitations, and the means of their livelihood.
Page 44 - One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

Bibliographic information