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Page 133 - Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Page 336 - Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue; " though he spare it, and forsake it not, but keep it still within his mouth; " yet his meat in his bowels is turned; it is the gall of asps within him.
Page 45 - Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
Page 264 - If he does not know every thing that has been done in the immeasurable ages that are past, some things may have been done by a God. Thus, unless he knows all things, that is, precludes another Deity by being one himself, he cannot know that the Being whose existence he rejects, does not exist. But he must know that he does not exist, else he deserves equal contempt and compassion for the temerity with which he firmly avows his rejection and acts accordingly.
Page 450 - THE God of peace, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, the great. Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant ; Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight ; through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 104 - The religious tenets of Dr. Priestley appear to me erroneous in the extreme ; but I should be sorry to suffer any difference of sentiment to diminish my sensibility to virtue or my admiration of genius. From him the poisoned arrow will fall pointless. His enlightened and active mind, his unwearied assiduity, the extent of his researches, the light...
Page 291 - The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, and blessed be the name of the Lord.
Page 143 - ... the warmest professions of attachment to virtue, to effect an entire disruption of morality from religion. Pretending to be the teachers of virtue, and the guides of life, they propose to revolutionize the morals of mankind ; to regenerate the world by a process entirely new ; and to rear the temple of virtue, not merely without the aid of religion, but on the renunciation of its principles, and the derision of its sanctions. Their party has derived a great accession of numbers and strength from...
Page 144 - Eternal God! on what are thine enemies intent! What are those enterprises of guilt and horror, that, for the safety of their performers, require to be enveloped in a darkness which the eye of Heaven must not penetrate !" — he asked, " Did I say penetrate, sir, when I preached it?"