Amyntas and Philetus: Or, Christian Conversation. Illustrated in a Friendly Visit Into the Country, in Seven Dialogues ...

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author, 1770 - Christianity - 301 pages

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Page 30 - He fwalloweth the ground with fiercenefs and rage : neither believeth he that it is the found of the trumpet. He faith among the trumpets, ha ! ha ! and he fmelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the Jfhouting.
Page 119 - Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ...
Page 22 - Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows...
Page 85 - It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: that bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.
Page vi - That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven : for he maketh his fun to rife on the evil and on the good, and fendeth rain on the juft and on the unjuft.
Page 205 - Atheist, and still go to heaven." To such awful lengths may the principle be pushed, that there is no guilt in mental error. " Let those," says Dr. Priestley, " who maintain that the mere holding of opinions (without regard to the motives and state of the mind through which men may have been led to form them, will necessarily exclude them from the favour of God, be particularly careful with respect to the premises from which they draw so alarming a conclusion.
Page 49 - I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me : my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor : and the cause which I knew not, I searched out.
Page 4 - And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and fuch as are in the fea, and all that are in them, heard I, faying, Bleffing, and honour, and glory, and power be unto him that fitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
Page 152 - Our foul is efcaped even as a bird out of the fnare of the fowler : the fnare is broken, and we are delivered. 7 Our help ftandeth in the Name of the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth.
Page 170 - And I faw a great white throne, and him that fat on it, from whofe face the earth and the heaven fled away ; and there was found no place for them.

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