The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects: With an Additional Chapter on the Harmony Between Phrenology and Revelation

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W. D. Ticknor, 1841 - 412 páginas
 

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Página 331 - For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge; that, if one died for all, then were all dead; and that he died for all, that they which live, should not henceforth live unto themselves; but unto him who died for them and rose again.
Página 339 - He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
Página 335 - Whosoever therefore b shall be ashamed of me and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Página 333 - Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation ? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Página 352 - If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? Or if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him? If thou be righteous, what givest thou him ? Or what receiveth he of thine hand? Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; And thy righteousness may profit the son of man.
Página 347 - For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
Página 352 - So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants : we have done that which was our duty to do.
Página 258 - I know not that we have any one kind or degree of enjoyment, but by the means of our own actions. And by prudence and. care we may, for the most part, pass our days in tolerable ease and quiet ; or, on the contrary, we may, by rashness, ungoverned passion, willfulness, or even by negligence, make ourselves as miserable as ever we please.
Página 347 - For the good that I would, I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
Página 42 - And the conclusion is, that to allow no more to this superior principle or part of our nature, than to other parts ; to let it govern and guide only occasionally in common with the rest, as its turn happens to come, from the temper and circumstances one happens to be in; this is not to act conformably to the constitution of man : neither can any human creature be said to act conformably to his constitution of nature, unless he allows to that superior principle the absolute authority which is due...

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