Converts from Infidelity: Hon. Robert Boyle. Captain James Wilson. Soame Jenyns. Dr. Thomas Bateman. Baron Haller. Rev. John Newton. M. De La Harpe. John Bunyan

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Constable & Company, 1827

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OCLC: 5729774
Related Subjects: Conversion. | Christian biography.
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Page 313 - Wilt thou leave thy sins and go to heaven, or have thy sins and go to hell...
Page 33 - I see those aims, those actions, which have won you with me the esteem of a person sent hither by some good providence from a far country to be the occasion and incitement of great good to this island.
Page 176 - He imagines that as we have not only animals for food, but choose some for our diversion, the same privilege may be allowed to some beings above us, who may deceive, torment, or destroy us for the ends only of their own pleasure or utility.
Page 85 - Sermons in the year, for Proving the Christian Religion against notorious Infidels, viz., Atheists, Theists, Pagans, Jews, and Mahometans, not descending lower to any controversies that are among Christians themselves...
Page 322 - HE appeared in countenance to be of a stern and rough temper; but in his conversation mild and affable; not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing never to boast of himself, or his parts, but rather...
Page 131 - They are a wild people ; their hand is against every man, and every man's hand is against them.
Page 187 - THOSE who were skilful in anatomy, among the ancients, concluded, from the outward and inward make of a human body, that it was the work of a Being transcendently wise and powerful. As the world grew more enlightened in this art, their discoveries gave them fresh opportunities of admiring the conduct of Providence in the formation of a human body.
Page 317 - That John Bunyan, of the town of Bedford, labourer, being a person of such and such conditions, he hath, since such a time, devilishly and perniciously abstained from coming to church to hear Divine service, and is a common upholder of several unlawful meetings and conventicles, to the great disturbance and distraction of the good subjects of this kingdom, contrary to the laws of our sovereign lord the king, etc.
Page 66 - The Christian Virtuoso ; shewing, that by being addicted to Experimental Philosophy, a man is rather assisted than indisposed to be a good Christian.
Page 314 - Their talk was about a new birth, the work of God on their hearts, as also how they were convinced of their miserable state by nature ; they talked how God had visited their souls with His love in the Lord Jesus, and with what words and promises they had been refreshed, comforted, and supported...

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