Goodly Pearls; Or, Choice Extracts from Christian Writers ...

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Religious Tract Society, 1870 - Religion - 148 pages

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Page 19 - God;) being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God; to declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
Page 61 - by grace we are saved through faith ; and that not of ourselves ; it is the gift of God; not of works, lest any man should boast?
Page 110 - The fairest productions of human wit, after a few perusals, like gathered flowers, wither in our hands, and lose their fragrancy ; but these unfading plants of paradise become, as we are accustomed to them, still more and more beautiful; their bloom appears to be daily heightened ; fresh odours are emitted, and new sweets extracted from them. He who hath once tasted their excellencies, will desire to taste them yet again ; and he who tastes them oftenest, will relish them best.
Page 110 - Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat ; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls : Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 129 - And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
Page 127 - God's fatherly love towards me, wretched and damned sinner, " who so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.
Page 102 - When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people; He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes; Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
Page 130 - Christ; being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Page 35 - The Bible, I say, the Bible only, is the religion of Protestants. Whatsoever else they believe besides it, and the plain, irrefragable, indubitable consequences of it, well may they hold it as a matter of opinion ; but as...
Page 25 - It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.

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