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Essays Designed to Afford Christian Encouragement and Consolation
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Page 83 - As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance, but as he 'which hath called you, is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation ; because it is written ; Be ye holy, for I am holy.
Page 79 - Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding; for the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Page 277 - Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
Page 109 - Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.
Page 114 - For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are his ways higher than our ways, and his thoughts than our thoughts.
Page 229 - Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God*.
Page 68 - Christ, who, though he was rich, yet for our sakes, became poor, that we through his poverty might be made rich...
Page 146 - ... which recognizes moral infirmity. Moral psychology does no more for the criminal than to furnish a comprehensive commentary on these two texts. If we cannot help feeling more and more that it is God who worketh in us to will and to do...