Practical Piety: Or, The Influence of the Religion of the Heart on the Conduct of the Life

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Munroe, 1811 - 323 Seiten
 

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Seite 147 - I should utterly have fainted, but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. 16 O tarry thou the Lord's leisure ; be strong, and he shall comfort thine heart; and put thou thy trust in the Lord.
Seite 101 - I beheld, and lo ! a great multitude, which no man can number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues...
Seite 185 - For his wrath endureth but the twinkling of an eye, and in his pleasure is life : heaviness may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Seite 175 - Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Seite 18 - ... shall ever prevail so far over me. I know in whom I have believed ; I am not ignorant whose precious blood hath been shed for me; I have a shepherd full of kindness, full of care, and full of power...
Seite 15 - ... practices, which, though right in themselves, may be adopted from human motives, and to answer secular purposes. It is not a religion of forms, and modes, and decencies. It is being transformed into the image of God. It is being like-minded with Christ. It is considering him as our sanctification, as well as our redemption.
Seite 170 - It presents one consistent scheme of morals growing out of one uniform system of doctrines ; one perfect rule of practice depending on one principle of faith ; it offers grace to direct the one and to assist the other.
Seite 51 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable. always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Seite 91 - PRATER is the application of want to him who only can relieve it ; the voice of sin to him who alone can pardon it. It is the urgency of poverty, the prostration of humility, the fervency of penitence, the confidence of trust. It is not eloquence, but earnestness, not the definition of helplessness, but the feeling of it ; not figures of speech, but compunction of soul. It is the " Lord save us we perish" of drowning Peter ; the cry of faith to the ear of mercy.

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