Essays on the Distinguishing Traits of Christian Character
Dodge & Sayre, 1813 - Christian life - 230 pages
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affections Apostle appear attachment bear become behold believe better Blessed born carnal cause character cherish Christ Christian Church commandments confidence conscience consists conviction covenant death delight desire divine duty earth ESSAY eternal evidence evil excellence exercise faith Father favour fear feel follow give glory God's godliness gospel grace habitual hands hate heart heaven hell highest holy honour hope humble humility inability interest Jesus Jesus Christ kind kingdom knowledge less light live look Lord Lord Jesus merely mind moral motive mourn natural ness never obedience object perfect persons possess practice prayer present principle question reader receive regard religion repentance requires rest righteousness saints saith salvation seasons selfish sense sinner sins sorrow soul spirit Thee thing thou tion true truth unto
Page 198 - He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall; but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Page 90 - Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of : but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
Page 46 - Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us; because he hath given us of his Spirit.
Page 187 - Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?
Page 77 - O thou bounteous giver of all good, Thou art of all thy gifts thyself the crown ! Give what thou canst, without thee we are poor ; And with thee rich, take what thou wilt away.
Page 138 - Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory ; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Page 158 - I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.
Page 70 - Day unto day uttereth speech: And night unto night showeth knowledge. There is no speech nor language: Where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth: And their words to the end of the world.
Page 215 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 195 - I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.