The Christian Citizen: The Obligations of the Christian Citizen; with a Review of High Church Principles in Relation to Civil and Religious Institutions

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J. S. Taylor, 1843 - Citizenship - 164 pages
 

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Page 24 - I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
Page 57 - Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts. If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
Page 44 - I shall correct the procedure ; but that done, return with joy to that state of things, when the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, is he honest ? Is he capable ? Is he faithful to the Constitution ? I tender you the homage of my high respect.
Page 32 - Most certainly; ours is not the Presbyterian table, General, but the Lord's table; and we hence give the Lord's invitation to all his followers, of whatever name.' The General replied, ' I am glad of it ; that is as it ought to be ; but, as I was not quite sure of the fact, I thought I would ascertain it from yourself, as I propose to join with you on that occasion. Though a member of the Church of England, I have no exclusive partialities.
Page 119 - For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
Page 120 - And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Page 84 - The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and there is no new thing under the sun.
Page 98 - It appears highly probable — I might say, morally certain — that wherever a Jewish synagogue existed, that was brought — the whole, or the chief part of it— to embrace the gospel, the apostles did not there so much form a Christian church, (or congregation...
Page 52 - He that is faithful in that which is least, is faithful also in much; and he that is unjust in the least, is unjust also in much.
Page 86 - None can possess authority to administer the sacraments but those who have received a commission from the bishops of the church.

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