Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a Church of England Congregation : in a Series of Letters to a Young Clergyman
J. G. F. & J. Rivington, 1840 - 387 pages
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Page 57 - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass : Because I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
Page 158 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith...
Page 78 - That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
Page 59 - For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established ; 12 That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
Page 82 - Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father : there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust.
Page 295 - For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effeetually worketh also in you that believe.
Page 225 - And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rose from the dead. Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come : but woe unto him through whom they come ! It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.
Page 116 - Behold the fire and the wood : but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?