Extracts from Letters: And Other Pieces

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Benjamin & Thomas Kite, 1825 - Quakers - 95 pages
 

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Page 23 - Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.
Page 77 - If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone ? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent ? or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion ? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him ? " And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb.
Page 73 - The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart : the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes. The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.
Page 73 - Verily I say unto you ; There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions, and in the world to come eternal life.
Page 78 - No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper ; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Page 73 - The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul : the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart : the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Page 68 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Page 62 - Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
Page 64 - All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Page 39 - To this man will I look, saith the Lord, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembleth at my word.* With such a soul God condescends to take up his abode.

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