Piety Without Asceticism, Or the Protestant Kempis: A Manual of Christian Faith and Practice, Selected from the Writings of Scougal, Charles How, and Cudworth

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James Duncan, 1837 - Christian life - 488 pages
 

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Page 422 - And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience godliness, and to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 150 - I die: * remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: * lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 193 - Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet: All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
Page 194 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness ; And thy paths drop fatness. They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness : And the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks ; The valleys also are covered over with corn ; They shout for joy, they also sing.
Page 422 - Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Page 102 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks; Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that It is for his life.
Page 191 - ... thy works ! in wisdom hast thou made them all : the earth is full of thy riches.
Page 207 - 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 196 - My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Page 187 - My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed : I will sing and give praise.

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