The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 11

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George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

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Page 455 - Not every deadly sin, willingly committed after baptism, is sin against the Holy Ghost, and unpardonable. Wherefore the grant of repentance is not to be denied to such as fall into sin after baptism. After we have received the Holy Ghost, we may depart from grace given, and fall into sin, and by the grace of God we may arise again and amend our lives.
Page 455 - The condition of man, after the fall of Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Page 449 - The giving or taking things on usury, that is, unlawful interest. Uncharitable or unprofitable conversation ; particularly speaking evil of magistrates or of ministers. Doing to others as we would not they should do unto us. Doing what we know is not for the glory of God ; as, The putting on of gold and costly apparel.
Page 245 - Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex...
Page 215 - An Account of the Growth of Popery and arbitrary Government in England...
Page 232 - But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping. And as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Page 455 - Baptism is not only a sign of profession, and mark of difference whereby Christians are distinguished from others that are not baptized : but it is also a sign of regeneration, or the new birth. The baptism of young children is to be retained in the church.
Page 449 - By doing good, by being in every kind merciful after their power, as they have opportunity, doing good of every possible sort, and as far as possible, to all men...
Page 448 - They desired, (as did two or three more the next day,) that he would spend some time with them in prayer, and advise them how to flee from the wrath to come ; which they saw continually hanging over their heads.
Page 265 - That where the person employed is in the exercise of an independent and* distinct employment, and not under the immediate control, direction, or supervision of the employer, the latter is not responsible for the negligence or misdoings of the former.

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