The principles of natural and revealed religion occasionally opened; in a course of sermons. [With] Sermons and discourses on various subjects, Volume 1

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Page 321 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; And see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, And make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; Lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, And understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
Page 147 - For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect.
Page 59 - I would not say God governs by a rule that we know, or may know, as well as he, and upon our knowledge of which he appeals to men for the justice of his proceedings towards them; which a famous divine has impiously advanced, in a pretended demonstration of his being and attributes. God forbid!
Page 197 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and . . . the weak things of the world to confound the . . . mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are; that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page viii - Let your light fo fhine before men, that they may fee your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 123 - Behold, the days .come, faith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the houfe of Ifrael, and with the houfe of Judah: not according to the covenant that I -made with their fathers, in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt...
Page 65 - For while comets move in very eccentric orbs in all manner of positions, blind fate could never make all the planets move one and the same way in orbs...
Page 247 - For now we fee through a glafs darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then fhall I know even as alfo I am known.
Page 323 - he (Jefus) laid unto them (his difciples) u,ntd ' you it is given to know the myfteries of the * kingdom of God ; but unto them that are ' without, all thefe things are done in parables : ' that feeing they may fee, and not perceive, -' and hearing they may hear and not underftand : ' left at any time they fhould be converted, and ' their fins fhould be forgiven them.
Page 171 - I will pray the Father, and he fhall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you...

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