Christian Sects in the Nineteenth Century, in a Series of Letters to a Lady

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William Pickering, 1846 - Christian sects - 145 pages
 

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Page 98 - Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
Page 25 - Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. For one believeth that he may eat all things ; another, who is weak, eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth, despise him that eateth not ; and let not him which eateth not, judge him that eateth; for God hath received him.
Page 43 - The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, most merciful Father; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, Forgive us all that is past; And grant that we may ever hereafter Serve and please thee In newness of life, To the honour and glory of thy name; Through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 49 - In my Father's house are many mansions; I go to prepare a place for you : " — I say, when I can succeed in...
Page 44 - ALMIGHTY God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid ; Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy Name ; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 116 - In their discipline they are strict and severe, and think themselves obliged to separate from the communion and worship of all such religious societies, as appear to them not to profess the simple truth for their only ground of hope, and who do not walk in obedience to it.
Page 93 - All those whom God hath predestinated unto life, and those only, he is pleased, in his appointed and accepted time, effectually to call, by his Word and Spirit, out of that state of sin and death, in which they are by nature, to grace and salvation by Jesus Christ...
Page 88 - Meliboee, deus nobis haec otia fecit. Namque erit ille mihi semper deus, illius aram saepe tener nostris ab ovilibus imbuet agnus. Ille meas errare boves, ut cernis, et ipsum ludere quae vellem calamo permisit agresti.
Page 54 - An't please your worship, they have convarted my wife. Till she went among them, she had such a tongue ; and now she is as quiet as a lamb.
Page 59 - Doing to others as we would not they should do unto us. Doing what we know is not for the glory of God ; as, The putting on of gold and costly apparel. The taking such diversions as cannot be used in the name of the Lord Jesus. The singing those songs, or reading those books, which do not tend to the knowledge or love of God.

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