The Christian's pattern: or, A treatise of the imitation of Jesus Christ, in four books, by Thomas Kempis, render'd into Engl. To which are added, Meditations and prayers, for sick persons. By G. Stanhope. [Another]

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J. Ilive, 1733 - 384 pages
 

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Page 11 - Through thee have I been holden up ever since I was born : thou art he that took me out of my mother's womb : my praise shall be always of thee.
Page 34 - I was in trouble. 13 I will offer unto thee fat burnt-sacrifices, with the incense of rams ; I will offer bullocks and goats. 14 O come hither, and hearken, all ye that fear God ; and I will tell you what he hath done for my soul.
Page 34 - O spare me a little, that I may recover my strength : before I go hence, and be no more seen.
Page 233 - ... benefit. Caution in crediting, reserve in speaking, and revealing one's self to very few, are the best securities both of peace and a good understanding with the world, and of the inward peace of our own minds. Endeavouring to approve...
Page 34 - For the grave cannot praise Thee, death cannot celebrate Thee : they that go down to the pit cannot hope for Thy truth. The living, the living, he shall praise Thee, as I do this day : the father to the children shall make known Thy truth.
Page 34 - Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame : and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a cloke. 29 As for me, I will give great thanks unto the Lord with my mouth : and praise him...
Page 23 - Lord ; and the more the outward man decayeth, strengthen him, we beseech thee, so much the more continually with thy grace and Holy Spirit in the inner man.
Page 276 - Thou art the end, the sum, the source of all good ; the perfection of life, the depth of wisdom and knowledge ; and hope in Thee is the surest, the most sensible support Thy servants can have in the miseries of this mortal life. To Thee therefore lift I up my eyes, O Father of Mercies, and lover of men. Comfort my soul in trouble, and purify it with Thy grace, that it may be a clean and holy habitation such as Thy glorious Majesty does not disdain to dwell in. Let no impurity be left in this temple...
Page 307 - As I live, faith the Lord, I have no pleafure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way, and live : Turn ye, turn ye from your wil -ways j for why -will ye die, O houfe of Ifrael.
Page 78 - If a man love Me, he will keep My words : and My Father will love him, and "We will come and make Our abode with him.

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