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" These are the words of an anxious man. " Not," then he proceeds, " not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect ; but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count... "
The Works... - Page 70
by William Paley - 1824
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Sermons. Ed. by T. Scott

Benjamin Scott - 1831 - 423 pages
...— " This one " thing I do — forgetting those things which are " behind, and reaching forth unto those things " which are before, I press towards the mark ." for the prize of the high calling of God in " Christ Jesus." Finally, I would say, let no man deceive himself. Let no man...
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Exposition of the book of Revelation, lects, Volume 3

Edward Irving - 1831
...a second form of his eagerness, " Forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark for the prize of the high (above) calling in Christ Jesus;" that is, the calling to the new Jerusalem which is above, the...
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The Communicant's Guide, Or, An Introduction to the Sacrament of the Lord's ...

John Prentiss Kewley Henshaw - Lord's Supper - 1831 - 227 pages
...mine: — "This one thing I do; forgetting the things which are behind, and reaching forward to those which are before, I press towards the mark, for the prize of my high calling of God in Christ Jesus." "Awake my soul, stretch every nerve, And press with vigour...
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On Man: His Motives, Their Rise, Operations, Opposition, and Results

William Bagshaw - Theological anthropology - 1833
...lose it ; but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus : " here alluding to the crown or wreath conferred on the conqueror...
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Exposition of Psalm CXIX: As Illustrative of the Character and Exercises of ...

Charles Bridges - Bible - 1834 - 503 pages
...St. Paul also describes the same intenseness of desire in his own experience — " Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect...are before, I press towards the mark for the prize 1 Verse 20. 2 Ezra ix. 8. 3 See on verse 20. Psalm xlii. 1 ; Ixiii. 1 ; cxliii. 6. Job xxiii. 3....
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The Unitarian, Volume 1

Unitarianism - 1834
...he says, " This one thing I do : forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus." " This one thing I do." It was this concentration of purpose...
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Quarterly register and journal of the American education society ..., Volume 6

American education society - 1834
...believer. " This one thing 1 do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus our Lord." This effort is peculiarly important at the present day....
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The Preacher.., Volumes 1-2

Sermons, English - 1830
...the subject before us, may well stand in the place of a thousand precepts and requests of others. " Brethren I count not myself to have apprehended :...before, I press towards the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Let us therefore," he immediately applies his own example to his...
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A popular essay on entire sanctification [&c.].

Robert HARRISON (Wesleyan Minister.) - 1835 - 12 pages
...surprise that the Apostle should say : " Forgetting the things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus." — Exhorting others at the same time : "Let us, therefore, as...
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The whole works of ... John Fletcher, Volume 2

John William Fletcher - 1835
...[settling in none of my former experiences, resting in none of my good works] and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press towards the mark, for the [celestial] prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Let us therefore, as many as are perfect,...
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