Sermons, Volume 3

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W. Colles, 1790
 

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Page 399 - Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God...
Page 46 - And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
Page 21 - For she is the breath of the power of God, and a pure influence flowing from the glory of the Almighty: therefore can no defiled thing fall into her.
Page 235 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : but if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many.
Page 402 - He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
Page 185 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 42 - He who pretends to great sensibility towards men, and yet has no feeling for the high objects of religion, no heart to admire and adore the great Father of the universe, has reason to distrust the truth and delicacy of his sensibility.
Page 394 - What an illustrious moment was that when from nonexistence there sprang at once into being this mighty globe on which so many millions of creatures now dwell! No preparatory measures were required. No long circuit of means was employed. " He spake ; and it was done : He commanded ; and it stood fast.
Page 97 - Throughout all ranks and conditions, one generation passeth, and another generation cometh ; and this great inn is by turns evacuated and replenished by troops of succeeding pilgrims. O vain and inconstant world ! O fleeting and transient life ! When will the sons of men learn to think of thee as they ought ? When will they learn humanity from the afflictions of their brethren ; or moderation and wisdom from the sense of their...
Page 106 - ... or envy. Moral and religious instruction derives its efficacy, not so much from what men are taught to know, as from what they are brought to feel.

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