A discourse [on Isa. x1, 6] delivered in the Tolbooth of Edinburgh

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Page 6 - And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
Page 11 - Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib? Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow ? or will he harrow the valleys after thee? Wilt thou trust him, because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labor to him? Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn ? Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks?
Page 13 - There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion than this of the perpetual progress which the soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it. To look upon the soul as going on from strength to strength, to consider that she is to shine for ever with new accessions...
Page 13 - ... will be ftill adding virtue to virtue, and knowledge to knowledge ; carries in it fomething wonderfully agreeable to that ambition which is natural to the mind of man.
Page 11 - For thou, Lord, hast made me glad through thy work: I will triumph in the works of thy hands. O Lord, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.
Page 3 - We ftiall not all fleep, but we mall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the laft trump, for the trumpet mall found, and the dead fhall be raifed incorruptible, and we fhall be changed. For this corruptible muft put on incorruption, and this mortal muft put on immortality.
Page 6 - ... earth. So God created man after His own image, in the image of God created He him, and He created them male and female. And God blessed them, and said : Be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it : and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the face of the earth.
Page 11 - For he that foweth to his flefli, (hall of the flefh reap corruption ; but he that foweth to the fpirit, fhall of the fpirit reap life everlafting.
Page 14 - Now unto him that is able to keep us from falling, and to prefent us faultlefs before the prefence of his glory with exceeding joy, To the only wife God, our Saviour, be glory, and majefty, Dominion and power, now and ever, Amen.
Page 14 - Him that is able to -keep you from falling, and to prefent you faultlefs before the prefence of his glory with exceeding joy; To the only wife GOD our Saviour, be glory and majefty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

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