Memoir of the rev. Thomas Lloyd. To which is annexed, An essay on the literary beauties of the Scriptures (by T. Lloyd) [with 5 sermons by him.].

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Page 132 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 27 - For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
Page 163 - Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men : For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Page 179 - My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations ; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
Page 191 - Hsec studia, atque omnes delicias animi. Alloquar? audiero nunquam tua verba loquentem? Nunquam ego te, vita frater amabilior, Aspiciam posthac; at certe semper amabo...
Page 179 - Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins? Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord.
Page 31 - My soul shall be satisfied : even as it were with marrow and fatness : when my mouth praiseth Thee with joyful lips. 7 Have I not remembered Thee in my bed : and thought upon Thee when I was waking ? 8 Because Thou hast been my helper : therefore under the shadow of Thy wings will I rejoice.
Page 185 - And therefore, where I have failed, Lord, show mercy to me; for I plead not my righteousness, but the forgiveness of my unrighteousness, for his merits, who died to purchase pardon for penitent sinners. And since I owe thee a death, Lord, let it not be terrible, and then take thine own time: I submit to it: let not mine, O Lord! but let thy will be done.
Page 381 - Light, true light in the mind, is or can be nothing else but the evidence of the truth of any proposition ; and if it be not a self-evident proposition, all the light it has, or can have, is from the clearness and validity of those proofs upon which it is received. To talk of any other light m the understanding, is to put ourselves in the dark, or in the power of the prince of darkness...
Page 276 - Lord, I beseech thee, as an instrument of thy service : number me among thy peculiar people : let me be washed in the blood of thy dear Son : let me be clothed with his righteousness : let me be sanctified by his Spirit. Transform me more and more...

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