The Exemplary Life and Character of James Bonnell, Esq., Late Accomptant General of Ireland

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J. Downing, 1707 - 280 pages

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Page 254 - Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power ; for thou haft created all things, and for thy pleafure they are, and were created.
Page 47 - And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then? 11 He answereth, and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none ; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.
Page 168 - ... men brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Beth-lehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: nevertheless he would not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the Lord. And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it.
Page 99 - God would plague him, and bad him to choose whether he would have seven years' hunger, or that his enemies should prevail against him for three months, or to have three days' pestilence. He made answer, saying, It is better to fall into the hands of God than of men : and so chose the pestilence.
Page 247 - ... that the word fhould not be fpoken to them any more. For they could not endure that which was commanded. And if fo much as a beaft touch the mountain, it mall be ftoned, or thruft through with a dart.
Page 78 - Thou hast, in thy mercy, not only preserved me this day from all dangers, but bestowed upon me all things needful, for which I desire entirely to praise thy fatherly goodness, and with angels and archangels, and all the company of heaven, to laud and magnify thy holy name.
Page xxi - Ireland, a place worth about 800/. a year, his son's life being included in the patent with his own. But this he was not long possessed of, for he died in 1664, leaving his son and one daughter.
Page 147 - ... it in works of necessity and mercy, which were not employed in prayer, reading, and meditation ? 0 MY FATHER, my GOD, I am in thy hands; and may I rejoice above all things in being so : do with me what seemeth. good in thy sight: only let me love thee with all my mind, soul, and strength. 1 magnify thee for granting me to be born in thy church, and of religious parents ; for washing me in thy baptism, and instructing me in thy doctrine of truth and holiness, for sustaining me by thy gracious...
Page 265 - Alt-Brandenburg. to support it. By Augustus Hermannus Franck; Professor of Divinity in the Frederician University of Hall, Pastor of Glaucha, and Director of the Pious Foundations there. Continued to the beginning of the Year MDCCII. In a Letter to a Friend. And an APPENDIX giving a more clear and full View of the Progress of Learning and Christian Piety, both in the said University, and in the Royal Collegiate Schools. To which is added Several Considerable Papers relating to this WORK, Written...
Page 163 - ... hands and feet, the most tender and nervous parts, so that the iron entered into his very soul. Thus he was crucified in the midst, between two malefactors, as if the chief criminal. He was then reared up on the cross, and the weight of his body hung on four wounds. He was there suspended, and exposed naked to the view of the world, bearing the shame, as well as the torment of my sin. The precious blood issued out of his wounds, and formed a laver for my sins, and those of the whole world. The...

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