Endeavors After the Christian Life: A Volume of Discourses, Volume 2

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Pagina 93 - I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
Pagina 158 - Wherefore that here we may briefly end : of Law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world : all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power : both Angels and men and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Pagina 90 - If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things that belong to thy peace ! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
Pagina 162 - Most precious the opportunity of becoming wise, in turning many to righteousness, and of shining, at last, as the brightness of the firmament, and as the stars, forever and ever.
Pagina 161 - For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as. in all churches of the saints.
Pagina 270 - For he justly thought that though a hypocrite may easily contrive to appear better than he really is to a stranger; and that no one should be too soon trusted, merely for having a few good words in his mouth ; yet as he knew that " out of the abundance of the heart " the mouth speaketh ;" he always accustomed himself to judge favourably of those who had a serious deportment and solid manner of speaking.
Pagina 13 - Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery ? for they say, The Lord seeth us not ; the Lord hath forsaken the earth.
Pagina 67 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Pagina 132 - The noblest -workers of our world bequeath us nothing so great as the image of themselves. Their task, be it ever so glorious, is historical and transient : the majesty of their spirit is essential and eternal. When the external conditions which supplied the matter of their work have wholly decayed from the surface of the earth, and become absorbed into its substance, the perennial root of their life remains, bearing a blossom ever fair, and a foliage ever green. And while to some, God gives it to...

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