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Page 23 - Verily, verily I fay unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot fee the kingdom of God.
Page 1 - Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Page 26 - And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him; for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.
Page 36 - Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God : and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.
Page 26 - David by his gods. And the Philiftine faid to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flefli unto the fowls of the air, and to the beafts of the field.
Page 42 - ... it is in the man of piety and inward principle, that we may expect to find the uncorrupted patriot, the useful citizen, and the invincible soldier. God grant that in America true religion and civil liberty may be inseparable, and that the unjust attempts to destroy the one, may in the issue tend to the support and establishment of both.
Page 28 - I leave this as a matter rather of conjecture than certainty, but observe, that if your cause is just, — if your principles are pure, — and if your conduct is prudent, you need not fear the multitude of opposing hosts.
Page 29 - America is now in arms is the cause of justice, of liberty, and of human nature. So far as we have hitherto proceeded, I am satisfied that the confederacy of the colonies has not been the effect of pride, resentment, or sedition, but of a deep and general conviction, that our civil and religious liberties, and consequently in a great measure the temporal and eternal happiness of us and our posterity, depended on the issue. The knowledge of God and his...