The Life of Alexander Duff, D.D., LL.D.

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1879 - Missionaries

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Page 95 - When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils ; and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying; Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
Page 188 - And I say unto you, that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven...
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Page 253 - I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.
Page 281 - But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak : for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.
Page 124 - Enviest thou for my sake? Would God that all the LORD's people were prophets, and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!
Page 73 - For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.
Page 73 - The Lord, the Lord God merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth ; keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity, transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty.
Page 106 - I do not trust to Mr. Francis's promises of candour, convinced that he is incapable of it. I judge of his public conduct by his private, which I have found to be void of truth and honour.
Page 73 - What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise : for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; as it is written, " There is none righteous, no, not one: there is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.

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