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Page 260 - Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need
Page 252 - I am ready, not to be bound only, but to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Page 256 - ... that the Lamb, which was slain, had redeemed them to God by his blood, out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation...
Page 240 - For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether there hath been any such thing as this great thing is, or hath been heard like it ? Did ever people hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou hast heard, and live ? Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation...
Page 255 - ... a peace which passeth all understanding;" "a wisdom pure and peaceable, gentle and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and of good fruits, without partiality,
Page 254 - But what philosopher, before him, after such a lesson to his pupils, could have dared to add the words which immediately follow? "The things which ye have both learned and received, and heard, and seen in me, do, and the God of peace shall be with you.
Page 248 - this water, mall thirft again," intimating by, this very expreffion, the infufficiency of every thing earthly to fatisfy the mind, ** but he that drinketh of the water that I R 4 " lhall " fhall give him, fhall never thirft ; but " the water that I fhall give, fhall be in him " a well of water fpringing up into everlaft
Page 252 - I know both how to be abafed, and I know how to abound : every where and in all things I am inftructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to fuffer need.
Page 331 - And if God shall not cease to be, if he will not let go the reins, if his word cannot deceive, if the wisest men are not infatuated, if the common sense of mankind do not prove extravagant, if the main props of life and pillars of society do not fail ; he that walketh uprightly, doth proceed on sure grounds.