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Those that sympathize with the “Lost Cause” but hold a weak view of the correlation between Christ the King and the Civil Magistrate would do well to read the writings of this great Confederate Pastor.
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Page 482 - Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man.
Page 576 - For as the rain cometh down, And the snow from heaven, And returneth not thither, But watereth the earth, And maketh it bring forth and bud, That it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: It shall not return unto me void, But it shall accomplish that which I please, And it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
Page 406 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Page 520 - Deliver the poor and needy : rid them out of the hand of the wicked.
Page 571 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season ? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Page 567 - For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish : to the one we are the savour of death unto death ; and to the other the savour of life unto life.
Page 250 - God to be necessary for the saving understanding of such things as are revealed in the word : and that there are some circumstances concerning the worship of God and government of the church, common to human actions and societies, which are to be ordered by the light of nature, and christian prudence, according to the general rules of the word, which are always to be observed.
Page 573 - WOE to them that go down to Egypt for help; And stay on horses, And trust in chariots, because they are many ; And in horsemen, because they are very strong; But they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, Neither seek the Lord...
Page 311 - The whole counsel of God concerning all things necessary for his own glory, man's salvation, faith and life, is either expressly set down in scripture, or by good and necessary consequence may be deduced from scripture ; unto which nothing at any time is to be added, whether by new revelations of the Spirit or traditions of men.