'Blessed are ye that sow beside all waters!' A lay sermon

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Page 79 - But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal.
Page 4 - For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, "Peace, peace!
Page 58 - How that by revelation He made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his Holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit...
Page 19 - For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the Lord, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
Page 115 - There will then remain its positive ends : ' — 1. to make the means of subsistence more easy to each individual: — 2. to secure to each of its members the hope* of bettering his own condition or that of his children: — 3. the development of those faculties which are essential to his humanity, that is, to his rational and moral being.
Page 78 - Mammonists appears to the eye of my imagination as a drove of camels heavily laden, yet all at full speed, and each in the confident expectation of passing through the eye of the needle, without stop or halt, both beast and baggage.
Page 54 - Brethren, be not children in understanding : howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.
Page 81 - Albeit in these days, the depths of that old learning are rarely fathomed, and yet it were happy for these lands, if our young nobility and gentry, instead of modern maxims, would imbibe the notions of the great men of antiquity. But in these freethinking times many an empty head is shook at Aristotle and Plato, as well as at the Holy Scriptures.
Page 5 - I turned to the beginning of the chapter: it was the eighth of the Prophet Jeremiah, and having read it to the end, I repeated aloud the verses which had become connected in my memory by their pertinency to the conversation, to which I had been so lately attending: namely, the...
Page 61 - The entrance of thy words giveth light, it giveth understanding to the simple.

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