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Memoirs of the Life, Character and Writings of Philip Doddridge
Job Orton,Philip Doddridge
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Page 168 - And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
Page 58 - I may say that the production of this work and most of my other writings, is owing, viz., that the difference between rising at five and at seven o'clock in the morning, for the space of forty years, supposing a man to go to bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addition of ten years to a man's life...
Page 193 - God; and to an innumerable company of angels, and the spirits of just men made perfect, to God the judge of all, and to Jesus.
Page 262 - He several times said to Mrs Doddridge, " I cannot express to you what a morning I have had : such delightful and transporting views of the heavenly world is my Father now indulging me with, as no words can express.
Page 77 - This is a true saying. If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach...
Page 77 - According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
Page 50 - If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema, Maran-atha.
Page 129 - His plain and serious Address to the Master of a Family, on the important subject of family religion...
Page 158 - THE Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith : And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of holy Writ, yet, as it ought not to decree...