Discourses on several important subjects. To which are added, 8 sermons preached at the lady Moyer's lecture, in the cathedral church of st. Paul, London

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Página 10 - For if ye love them which love you, what reward have you ? do not even the publicans the same ? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others?
Página 42 - Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself from him : 14 But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend.
Página 303 - Almighty Lord, who is a most strong tower to all them that put their trust in him, to whom all things in heaven, in earth, and under the earth, do bow and obey...
Página 268 - Heb. xi. 17, according to that in 2 Cor. viii. 12. Where there is a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man hath, and not according to what he hath not : which is true of this church-duty, as well as of that of alms.
Página 228 - ... have returned to the common mass of things. But a firm belief of Christianity, and a practice suitable to it, will support and invigorate the mind to the last; and most of all, at last...
Página 227 - IT is a sure indication of good sense, to be diffident of it. We then, and not till then, are growing wise, when we begin to discern how weak and unwise we are. An absolute perfection of understanding, is impossible : he makes the nearest approaches to it, who has the sense to discern, and the humility to acknowledge, its imperfections. Modesty always sits gracefully...
Página 282 - And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
Página 283 - Abide in me : and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itfelf, except it abide in the vine : no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I am the vine : ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the fame bringeth forth much fruit : for without me ye can do nothing.
Página 228 - We are, some of us, very fond of knowledge, and apt to value ourselves upon any proficiency in the sciences ; one science, however, there is, worth more than all the rest, and that is the science of living well ; which shall remain, when " tongues shall cease," and

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