Chalmeriana, Or, Colloquies with Dr. Chalmers

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Richard Bentley, 1853 - 140 pages
 

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Page 44 - And God saw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
Page 79 - Peter, and on this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it...
Page 9 - The meek will he guide in judgment, the meek will he teach his way.
Page 44 - And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: & God divided the light from the darkness.
Page 102 - Some other intercession, some other sacrifice, some other atonement, he imagines must be made for him, beyond what he himself is capable of making, before the purity of the divine justice can be reconciled to his manifold offences.
Page 95 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 3 - I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) there dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
Page 15 - A man might be in Chalmers' company for an hour, especially in a party, without knowing who or what he was — though in the end he would be sure to be detected by some unexpected display of powerful originality ; Wilberforce, except when fairly asleep, is never latent : Chalmers knows how to veil himself in a decent cloud ; Wilberforce is always in sunshine. Seldom, I believe, has any mind been more strung to a perpetual tune of love and praise. Yet these persons, distinguished as they are from...
Page 137 - How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks? He giveth his mind to make furrows; and is diligent to give the kine fodder.
Page 101 - Man, when about to appear before a being of infinite perfection, can feel but little confidence in his own merit, or in the imperfect propriety of his own conduct. In the presence of his...

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