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Page 54 - But mery, fure, is his chief attribute. Shall pleafures of a fhort duration chain A lady's foul in everlafting pain ? Will the great Author us poor worms deftroy, For now and then 'a.Jip of tranfient'joy ? No, he's for ever in a fmiling mood ; He's like themfelves ;' or how could he be good ? And they blafpheme, who blacker fchemes fuppofe...
Page 129 - And that which fell among thorns, are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares, and riches, and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection. 15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
Page 49 - And the Spirit and the bride say, come. And let him that heareth, say, come. And let him that is athirst, come; and whosoever will, let him come and take of the water of life freely.
Page 86 - Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
Page 19 - Doth Job fear God for nought? Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side ? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land. But put forth thine hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face.
Page 72 - The natural man receiveth not the things of the fpirit of God, for they are foolifhnefs unto him $ neither can he know them, becaufe they are fpiritually difcerned.
Page 126 - It is written in the prophets, and they shall be all taught of God. Every one therefore that hath heard and learned of the Father cometh unto me.
Page 53 - Atheifts are few ; moft nymphs a godhead own, And nothing but his attributes dethrone. From Atheifts far, they ftedfaftly believe God is, and is almighty to forgive. His other excellence they'll not difpute ; But mercy, fure, is his chief attribute.
Page 151 - God in the visible world, but the soul of man is a far nobler creature than it. We justly admire the power of the Creator in the motion of the heavenly bodies, but the motion of souls towards God as their centre, is far more glorious ; the effects of the same power far more eminent, and far more lasting. The wounds of Christ seemed effects of weakness ; but it is easy to observe incomparable strength appearing in them.