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Page 270 - There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true.
Page 298 - If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.
Page 269 - Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well. And it was about the sixth hour. There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus saith unto her ; Give me to drink.
Page 300 - From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto His disciples, how that He must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day. Then Peter took Him, and began to rebuke Him, saying, Be it far from Thee, Lord: this shall not be unto Thee.
Page 415 - For where the Church is, there is the Spirit of God; and where the Spirit of God is, there is the Church, and every kind of grace ; but the Spirit is truth.
Page 302 - And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not. 26 One of the servants of the high priest, being his kinsman whose ear Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the garden with him?
Page 254 - It is impossible to pass from the Synoptic Gospels to that of St John, without feeling that the transition involves the passage from one world of thought to another. No familiarity with the general teaching of the Gospels, no wide conception of the character of the Saviour, is sufficient to destroy the contrast which exists in form and spirit between the earlier and the later narratives ; and a full recognition of this contrast is the first requisite for the understanding of their essential harmony...
Page 128 - For the world hath lost his youth, and the times begin to wax old. For the world is divided into twelve parts, and the ten parts of it are gone already, and half of a tenth part: and there remaineth that which is after the half of a tenth part.
Page 179 - Out of the countless multitude of Christ's acts, those were gathered, • in the ministry of twenty years, which were seen to have the fullest representative significance for the exhibition of His divine life. The oral collection thus formed became in every sense coincident with the " Gospel ; " and our Gospels are the permanent compendium of its contents.