Duty and doctrine; a book of sermons

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Page 169 - And the Gileadites took the fords of the Jordan against the Ephraimites. And it was so, that, when any of the fugitives of Ephraim said, " Let me go over, the men of Gilead said unto him, " Art thou an Ephraimite? " If he said, " Nay," then said they unto him, " Say now Shibboleth "; and he said, "Sibboleth"; for he could not frame to pronounce it right: then they laid hold on him, and slew him at the fords of the Jordan.
Page 132 - ... by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes ? Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the LORD he is God ; there is none else beside him. Out of heaven he made thee to hear his voice, that he might instruct thee : and upon earth he shewed thee his great fire ; and thou heardest his words out of the midst of the fire.
Page 191 - Lord, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power...
Page 171 - Except a man be born again, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God,
Page 41 - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it ; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.
Page 123 - I used to wish the Arabian Tales were true: my imagination ran on unknown influences, on magical powers, and talismans I thought life might be a dream, or I an Angel, and all this world a deception, my fellow-angels by a playful device concealing themselves from me, and deceiving me with the semblance of a material world.
Page 74 - God made thee perfect, not immutable; And good he made thee, but to persevere He left it in thy power; ordain'd thy will By nature free, not overruled by fate Inextricable, or strict necessity...
Page 229 - He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
Page 237 - Praise ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
Page 225 - And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months ; and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when he striketh a man. 6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it ; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.

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