Some Reflections on the Importance of a Religious Life, Offered to the Younger Members of the Society of Friends

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Darton and Harvey, 1834 - Christian life - 37 pages
 

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Page 9 - Saviour toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost, which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour, that being justified by his grace we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Page 8 - And beside this giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye, shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our LORD Jesus Christ.
Page 31 - And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you ; and to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake.
Page 20 - If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God ; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth ; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ: to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 30 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Page 30 - CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
Page 22 - And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Page 18 - Labour not for the meat that perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you, &c.
Page 4 - Lord from the dead; who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification. Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 18 - Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again ; but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst ; but it shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

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