Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of the Most Eminent and Evangelical Authors Or Preachers, Both British and Foreign, in the Several Denominations of Protestants, from the Beginning of the Reformation to the Present Time ...
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Page 520 - And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry, who .was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious ; but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant, with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 331 - Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Page 116 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord: and they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the Lord, and shall not find it.
Page 234 - Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee : hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast.
Page 115 - But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; even the righteousness of God, which is by faith of Jesus Christ, unto all, and upon all them that believe. For there is no difference; for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God...
Page 119 - Master Bilney, or rather Saint Bilney, that suffered death for God's word sake ; the same Bilney was the instrument whereby God called me to knowledge ; for I may thank him, next to God, -for that knowledge that I have in the word of God.
Page 400 - This venerable old man knowing how his abilities were impaired by age, and that it was impossible for him to recollect all those reasons which had directed him in the choice of his religion, left his companions who were in the full possession of their parts and learning, to baffle and confound their antagonists by the force of reason.
Page 139 - Nicholson ; * but, in order to avoid the dangers which threatened him in the latter part of his life on a religious account, he assumed the sirname of Lambert. It does not appear when he was born, though it may be presumed to have been about the end of the fifteenth, or beginning of the sixteenth century, as he suffered for the cause of truth in the year 1538.
Page 343 - I heartily thank you of your good will. I have hearkened to your words and marked well your counsels. And to be plain with you, I do perceive that I have been deceived myself, and am like to deceive a great many of Hadley, of their expectation. With that word they all rejoiced. Yea, good master doctor, quoth the sheriff, God's blessing on your heart: hold you there still.