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Page 11 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 82 - We will not be the dregs of all : seeing other nations have the law of God, which is the law of our faith, written in their own language.
Page 13 - I have regularly and attentively perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been written.
Page 14 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its author; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 169 - Upon this, he put into my hands a copy of the New Testament in Persian. On one of the blank leaves was written — " There is joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth HENRY MARTYN," Upon looking into the Memoir of Mr.
Page 74 - My Lord the King, we are extremely pressed with many calamities, amongst which there is one that most of all affects us, which is, that the Catholic faith is extremely shaken in this our diocese, and St.
Page 76 - French tranflation of the Bible, which was found in the tent of king John, king of France, after the battle of Poiftiers.
Page 62 - I think," says the illustrious prelate, "that much trouble has been taken in our times very unnecessarily, to prove what is incontestible, that, in the first ages of the church, the laity read the holy scriptures. It is clear as daylight, that all people read the Bible and Liturgy...