A sermon preached before the General assembly of the Presbyterian church in the United States of America: by appointment of their standing committee of missions, May 19, 1806. ...

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J. Aitken, 1806 - 39 pages
 

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Page 17 - And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth ; And the heavens are the works of thine hands: They shall perish; but thou remainest; And they all shall wax old as doth a garment; And as a vesture shalt thou fold them up, And they shall be changed: But thou art the same, And thy years shall not fail.
Page 16 - Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands. They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end.
Page 12 - All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the Lord: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. For the kingdom is the Lord's: and he is the governor among the nations.
Page 12 - For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be; yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
Page 30 - Christians, of your children, your brethren, your kindred with whom you once took sweet counsel, and walked to the house of God in company...
Page 27 - Christians to object ; act worthy of yourselves, and remember, that " they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament, and they that turn many unto righteousness, as the stars, for ever and ever.
Page 7 - Christendom, who, affected at the contrast, would not exclaim, the lines have fallen to me in pleasant places, I have a goodly heritage. Waving further remarks on the benignity of the Messiah's reign on the earth, let me direct your attention to, ITS CERTAINTY. The kingdoms of this world will assuredly be* come the kingdoms of our Lord and of his Christ.
Page 9 - It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob, And to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, That thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Page 16 - Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath : for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but My salvation shall be for ever, and My righteousness shall not be abolished.
Page 8 - The whole earth shall rejoice — the wilderness and the solitary places shall be glad for them ; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

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