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 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 1 - But I fay unto you, Love your enemies, blefs them that curfe you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which defpitefully ufe you, and perfecute you...
Página 259 - GOD, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves ; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls ; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Página 25 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Página 392 - Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying, THIS PEOPLE DRAWETH NIGH UNTO ME WITH THEIR LIPS; BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR FROM ME.
Página 209 - The fire of a glowing imagination (the property of youth) may make folly look pleasing, and lend a beauty to objects, which have none inherent in them ; just as the sun-beams may paint a cloud, and diversify it with beautiful stains of light, however dark, unsubstantial, and empty in itself. But nothing...
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 - Modesty always sits gracefully upon youth ; it covers a multitude of faults, and doubles the lustre of every virtue which it seems to hide : the perfections of men being like those flowers...
Página 272 - As here, the strain of all these allusions to the great deliverance is, that " not unto us, not unto us, O Lord, but unto Thy name give glory, for Thy mercy and for Thy truth's sake.
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?

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