Collectanea sacra; or, Pious miscellany, in verse and prose

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Page 265 - Weep not: behold, the Lion that is of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath overcome, to open the book and the seven seals thereof. And I saw in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain, having seven horns, and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent forth into all the earth.
Page 94 - ... offered for the sins of the dead ; thinking well and religiously concerning the resurrection. (For if he had not hoped that they that were, slain should rise again, it would have seemed superfluous and vain to pray for the dead.) And because he considered that they who had fallen asleep with godliness, had great grace laid up for them. It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 56 - I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him.
Page 58 - Ask of me and I will give thee the heathen for thy inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Page 234 - Who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not, that he might humble thee, and that He might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end; And thou say in thine heart, my power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.
Page 207 - This is the bread that came down from heaven. Not as your fathers did eat manna and are dead : he that eateth this bread shall live for ever.
Page 276 - But the things which the heathens sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils,, and not to God. And I would not that you should be made partakers with devils. 21 You cannot drink the chalice of the Lord, and the chalice of devils: you cannot be partakers of the table of the Lord, and of the table of devils.
Page 275 - The bread which we break, is it not the participation of the body of Christ ?" * In baptism we are made members of the last Adam.
Page 59 - LORD'S assurance, that He would " be with them always, even unto the end of the world.
Page 258 - Every high priest taken from among men, is ordained for men in the things that appertain to God, that he may offer up gifts and sacrifices for sins...

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