A brief memoir of the life of Robert Hall, with observations on his character as a preacher, by J. Foster

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Page 181 - But now my task is smoothly done: I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bowed welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as soon To the corners of the moon. Mortals, that would follow me, Love Virtue; she alone is free. She can teach...
Page 256 - But superstition hath been the confusion of many states; and bringeth in a new primum mobile, that ravisheth all the spheres of government. The master of superstition is the people; and in all superstition wise men follow fools, and arguments are fitted to practice in a reversed order.
Page 211 - Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise.
Page 171 - Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ...
Page 13 - For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
Page 258 - To another, whose earnestness exceeded his knowledge, and was still railing against the Papists, he gave this advice : " Pray, Sir, forbear till you have studied the points better ; for the wise Italians have this proverb ; ' He that understands amiss concludes worse.' And take heed of thinking, the farther you go from the church of Rome, the nearer you are to God.
Page 27 - God ; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is the rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Page 172 - And may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make us perfect in every good work to do his will ; working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ ; to whom be glory forever and ever. AMEN.
Page 143 - ... whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts, his wits and understanding do clarify and break up in the communicating and discoursing with another ; he tosseth his thoughts more easily ; he...
Page 127 - ... the knowledge of the true God, and of Jesus Christ, whom he has sent.

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