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Page 216 - By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
Page 236 - 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...
Page 256 - 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 237 - Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.
Page 237 - Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes...
Page 243 - Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you reft. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me ; for I am meek and lowly in heart ; and ye fhall find reft unto your fouls. For my yoke is eafy, and my burden is light n.
Page 250 - 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 249 - Finally, brethren, whatfoever things are ' true, whatfoever things are honeft, whatfoever things ' are juft, whatfoever things are pure, whatfoever things ' are lovely, whatfoever things are of good report : If ' there be any virtue, and if there be any praife, think
Page 249 - 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.