Practical Piety, Volume 2

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Munroe and Francis, 1811 - Christian life
 

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Page 21 - Look well if there be any way of wickedness in me ; and lead me in the way everlasting.
Page 150 - The LORD, the LORD GOD, merciful and gracious, long• suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, keeping • mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression ' and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty...
Page 188 - But the Lord said unto him ; Go thy way, for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel. For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.
Page 30 - For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent me...
Page 226 - Hence the heartrending interrogation, " is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by ? Behold and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the Lord hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
Page 189 - I am with you saith the LORD of hosts- According to the word that I covenanted with you, when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you, fear ye not. For thus saith the LORD of hosts, yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land. And I will shake all nations, and the Desire of all nations shall come, and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts, the silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the LORD of...
Page 115 - This furnishes the most authoritative argument for regulating this impetuous principle, and for governing it by all those restrictions which a feeling so calculated for good and so capable of evil demands. It was zeal, but of a blind and furious character, which produced the Massacre on the day of St. Bartholomew — a day to which the mournful strains of Job have been so well applied — Let that, day perish. Let it not be joined to the days of the year. Let darkness and the shadow of death stain...
Page 34 - God loves from whole to parts: but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake; The centre mov'd, a circle strait succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads; Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will embrace; His country next; and next all human race; Wide and more wide, th...
Page 186 - In regions mild of calm and serene air, Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot Which men call Earth, and, with low-thoughted care. Confined and pestered in this pinfold here, Strive to keep up a frail and feverish being, Unmindful of the crown that Virtue gives, After this mortal change, to her true servants Amongst the enthroned gods on sainted seats.
Page 34 - Ye lust, and have not ; ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain ; ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not ; ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

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