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Page 51 - For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
Page 101 - Lay not up for yourfelves treafures upon earth, where moth and ruft doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and fteal : but lay up for yourfelves treafures in heaven, where neither moth nor ruft doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor fteal.
Page 317 - A new commandment give I unto you, that ye love one another.
Page 264 - But I fay unto you, Love your enemies, blefs them that curfe you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which defpitefully ufe you, and perfecute you...
Page 265 - I witr repay, faith the Lord : therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirft, give him drink ; for, in fo doing, thou fhalt heap coals of fire oti his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Page 232 - But the wifdom that is from above, is firft pure, then peaceable, gentle, and eafy to be entreated, full of mercy and good, fruits, without partiality and without hypocrify.
Page 236 - But our religion enjoins us to approach as near this fair pattern as we can ; and, if it be possible, as much as lieth in us, to live peaceably with all men ; — where the term, If possible, I own, implies it may not only be difficult, but sometimes impossible.