The Life and Times of Richard Baxter: With a Critical Examination of His Writings, Volumen 1

J. Duncan, 1830

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Página 493 - The description of heaven in Heb. xii. 22, was most comfortable to him ; that he was going to the " innumerable company of angels, and to the general assembly and Church of the first-born, whose names are written in heaven...
Página 490 - And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house ; and received all that came in unto him, preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.
Página 485 - But without faith it is impossible to please God ; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is the rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Página 41 - But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Página 253 - Prayer contained, and to advise and consult upon and about the same, and the several objections and exceptions which shall now be raised against the same ; and if occasion be, to make such reasonable and necessary alterations, corrections, and amendments therein, as shall be agreed upon to be needful and expedient for the giving satisfaction unto tender consciences, and the restoring and continuance of peace and unity in the churches under our protection and government.
Página 452 - You humbly conceive," said Jefferies, "and I humbly conceive. Swear him, swear him." "My lord," said he, "under favour, I am counsel for the defendant, and if I understand either Latin or English, the information now brought against Mr. Baxter upon such a slight ground, is a greater reflection upon the church of England, than any thing contained in the book he is accused for.
Página 57 - I heard no more from them ; and afterwards, meeting Cromwell at Leicester, he expostulated with me for denying them. These very men that then invited me to be their pastor were the men that afterwards headed much of the army, and some of them were the forwardest in all our changes; which made me wish that I had gone among them, however it had been interpreted ; for then all the fire was in one spark.
Página 315 - AB, do swear that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king...
Página 146 - The congregation was usually full, so that we were fain to build five galleries after my coming thither; the church itself being very capacious, and the most commodious and convenient that ever I was in.
Página 186 - The best composition and temperature is, to have openness in fame and opinion; secrecy in habit; dissimulation in seasonable use ; and a power to feign, if there be no remedy.

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