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the undertaking would be far beyond anything that an inexperienced person could suppose. To do it as, if done at all, it ought to be and must be done, would be a task not of weeks or months, but of some devoted years. And at last it would disappoint those who might expect in it such a result as cannot be produced by man for his brother. The Bible, to be understood, must be searched, pondered, and prayed over : with this, an imperfect translation will suffice for illumination ; without this, no version can give it.
RONAIS SIL. 2-Be not confirm
their dues stom custom
Cod overcometh the
cometh the world,
not the air
GLORYING IN INFIRMITIES. 2 CORINTHIANS XI. 30.—If I must needs glory, I will glory of
the things which concern mine infirmities .....
PRESENT KNOWLEDGE AND FUTURE. 1 CORINTHIANS XIII. 12.- For now we see through a glass,
darkly : but then face to face; now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known .....
SERMON VII. THE PROTECTIVE POWER OF CONSISTENT HOLINESS. 2 CORINTHIANS VI. 7.—By the armour of righteousness on the
right hand and on the left ........... 113
the wilderness, to be tempted of the devil.
tempted, He is able to succour them that are tempted : 133
ST. PAUL TO PHILEMON.
season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever. ... 153
CHRIST IN HIS WORD.
that hear the word of God, and keep it . .....173
THE ELDER TO THE ELECT LADY.
PAGE 2 JOHN 8.—Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things
which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward 193
THE EFFICACY OF THE BLOOD OF CHRIST. HEBREWS IX. 14.-How much more shall the blood of Christ,
who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
THE DISINTERESTEDNESS OF CHRIST. St. John VIII. 50.—I seek not mine own glory . . . . . 231
THE MYSTERY OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.
things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right
THE RETURN FROM THE SEPULCHRE. St. John xx. 10.—Then the disciples went away again unto · their own home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
THE VICTORY OF FAITH.
world : and this is the victory that overcometh the world,