No Cross, No Crown: A Discourse Showing the Nature and Discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ: and that the Denial of Self, and Daily Bearing of Christ's Cross, is the Alone Way to the Rest and Kingdom of God. To which are Added, the Living and Dying Testimonies of Many Persons of Fame and Learning, Both of Ancient and Modern Times, in Favour of this Treatise. In Two Parts
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Page 217 - But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with ? They say unto him, We are able.
Page 330 - Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns ; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
Page 178 - But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation. Woe unto you that are full ! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
Page 41 - Verily I say unto you, that ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit on the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Page 77 - For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water ; whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
Page 123 - I receive not honour from men. 42 But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you. 43 I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. 44 How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?
Page 335 - For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, Godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Page 333 - For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ...
Page 76 - Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation : my God will hear me.
Page 360 - There is a great deal in the world that is delightful and beautiful; there is a great deal in it that is great and engrossing; but it will not last. All that is in the world, the lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh, and the pride of life, are but for a little while.