An Antidote to the Miseries of Human Life: In the History of the Widow Placid and Her Daughter Rachael

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T. & J. Swords, 1808 - 167 páginas
 

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Página 33 - There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.
Página 99 - The condition of man, after the fall of Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Página 66 - I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
Página 14 - Ah ! my friends ! while we laugh, all things are serious round about us. God is serious, who exerciseth patience towards us : Christ is serious, who shed his blood for us : the Holy Ghost is serious, who striveth against the obstinacy of our hearts : the holy Scriptures bring to our ears the most serious things in the world ; the holy sacraments represent the most serious and awful matters: the whole creation is serious in serving God and us : all that are in heaven and hell are serious : — How...
Página 82 - WE are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by faith, and not for our own works or deservings...
Página 29 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Página 31 - For thy Maker is thine husband; the Lord of hosts is his name, and thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; the God of the whole earth shall he be called.
Página 88 - ... labor beyond the power of any one to endure. But Mr. Edwards was wonderfully sustained under it all. With a constitution of extreme delicacy and feebleness, amidst all the accumulation of labors which he was called to endure, his health was mercifully preserved. He experienced most eminently the truth of that promise, " As thy day is, so shall thy strength be.
Página 77 - ... 7. We learn from what has been said respecting the piety of Jesus, the standard of piety that is set before his people. The apostle Peter says he has left us an example, that we should follow in his steps ; and John says, " He that saith he abideth in him, ought himself also to walk, even as he walked.
Página 47 - To sympathise is to weep with those that weep and to rejoice with those that rejoice.

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