Discourses Concerning the Being and Natural Perfections of God, in which that First Principle of Religion, the Existence of the Deity, is Proved, ...
H. Whitridge, D. Browne, J. Whiston and B. White, J. Ward, W. Johnston, P. Davey and B. Law, and M. and T. Longman, 1757
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Page 408 - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us ; and if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
Page 374 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him : but he knoweth the way that I take : when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Page 237 - He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.
Page 241 - LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, thou knowest it altogether.
Page 241 - Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect, and in thy book all my members were written, which 202 in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them!
Page 388 - O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea...
Page 102 - See now that I, even I, am he, And there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: Neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
Page 192 - How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor ? for they all are the work of his hands.
Page 172 - Thou fhalt love the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy foul, and with all thy mind ; this is the firft and great commandment : and the fecond is like unto it, Thou fhalt love thy neighbour as thyfelf ; on thefe two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.