The Christian Guide to a Right Understanding of the Sacred Scriptures: Designed as a Select Commentary on the Four Evangelists, Harmonized and Chronologically Arranged in a New Translation, on the Basis of Wakefield's Version to which are Prefixed a Brief Memoir of the Author and a Copious Introduction to the New Testament
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John Samuel Thompson
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Page 203 - How that by revelation He made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his Holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit...
Page 129 - And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, that Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
Page 163 - Socrates, with all his wisdom, was any thing more than a vain sophist. He invented, it is said, the theory of morals. Others, however had before put them in practice ; he had only to say therefore what they had done, and to reduce their examples to precepts. Aristides had been just before Socrates defined justice ; Leonidas had given up his life for his country before Socrates declared patriotism to be a duty ; the Spartans were a...
Page 40 - Summer's ardent strength. Thy sober autumn fading into age, And pale concluding Winter comes at last, And shuts the scene. Ah ! whither now are fled Those dreams of greatness ? those unsolid hopes Of happiness ? those longings after fame ? Those restless cares? those busy bustling days? Those gay-spent, festive nights? those veering thoughts Lost between good and ill, that shared thy life?
Page 200 - Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not ; but have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but, by manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
Page 162 - Is it possible that a book, at once so simple and sublime, should be merely the work of man ? Is it possible that the Sacred Personage, whose history it contains, should be himself a mere man...
Page 41 - The wandering mariner, whose eye explores The wealthiest isles, the most enchanting shores, Views not a realm so bountiful and fair, Nor breathes the spirit of a purer air ; In every clime the magnet of his soul, Touched by remembrance, trembles to that pole...
Page 8 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see ; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 14 - Trust in the LORD, and do good : so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD ; and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the LORD ; trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.