The Backslider; Or, an Enquiry Into the Nature, Symptoms, and Effects of Religious Declension, with the Means of Recovery

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J. W. Morris. Sold by Button & Son, Gardiner, Ogle and Williams, London; and Ogle, Edinburgh., 1801 - Christian life - 98 pages

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Page 66 - Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God : for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man : but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
Page 20 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Page 54 - When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer.
Page 8 - Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee : know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee,"saith the LORD God of hosts.
Page 74 - When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the Lord thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice ; (For the Lord thy God is a merciful God ;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.
Page 45 - When he slew them then they sought him : and they returned and inquired early after God. And they remembered that God was their rock, and the most high God their redeemer.
Page 75 - ... as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are his ways higher than our ways, and his thoughts than our thoughts.
Page 90 - ... man, was not wrought for little or few offences. Thou didst not give thy Son, O heavenly Father, unto death for small sins only, but for all the greatest sins of the world, so that the sinner return to thee with his whole heart, as I do here at this present.
Page 35 - And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance : in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.
Page 98 - Make me a clean heart, O GOD : and renew a right fpirit within me. Caft me not away from Thy prefence : and take not Thy HOLY SPIRIT from me.

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