Several Discourses Upon Practical Subjects: The Arguments of which May be Collected from the Contents

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W. Bowyer, 1725 - 412 pages
 

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Page 409 - Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God : for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man : but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
Page 12 - I faw the dead, fmall and great, ftand before GOD ; and the books were opened : and another book was opened, which is the book of life : and the dead were judged out of thofe things which were written in the books, according to their works.
Page 269 - Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind...
Page 95 - I may be mighty through thee to pull down the strong holds of sin, to cast down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and to bring into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.
Page 55 - Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Page 409 - Let no Man fay when he is tempted, I am tempted of God, for God cannot be tempted with Evil, neither tempteth he any Man., but every Man is tempted when he is drawn away of his own Lufi, and enticed.
Page 336 - THERE is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men : A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Page 253 - As concerning, therefore, the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one. For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or earth (as there be gods many and lords many), but to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him : And one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
Page 160 - A thousand shall fall beside thee, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

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