The Life and Times of Richard Baxter: With a Critical Examination of His Writings, Volume 2

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Page 436 - Happy art thou, O Israel : who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency ! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee ; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Page 118 - Carry back the ark of God into the city: if I shall find favour in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again, and shew me both it and his habitation: but if he thus say, I have no delight in thee; behold, here am I, let him do to me as seemeth good unto him.
Page 140 - Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulations, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Page 22 - All, and in all ; of whom, and through whom, and to whom, are all things, to whom be glory for ever. — Amen.
Page 469 - This grew speedily to an excess ; for men began to hunt more after words than matter ; and more after the choiceness of the phrase, and the round and clean composition of the sentence, and the sweet falling of the clauses, and the varying and illustration of their works with tropes and figures, than after the weight of matter, worth of subject, soundness of argument, life of invention, or depth of judgment.
Page 450 - I know not ; but upon the perusal of it, I conceived so good an idea of the author's piety, that I bought the whole book.
Page 469 - ... affectionate study of eloquence and copie of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily to an excess; for men began to hunt more after words than matter; and more after the choiceness of the phrase, and the round and clean composition of the sentence, and the sweet falling of the clauses...
Page 156 - It was his meat and his drink to do the will of the Father. Without uniting himself to God wholly, consecrating...
Page 203 - Saviour purposed by his death to " gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad...
Page 365 - Holy Commonwealth or Political Aphorisms opening the true Principles of Government : for the healing of the mistakes and resolving the doubts that most endanger and trouble England at this time (if yet there may be hope).

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