Faithful Contendings Displayed: Being an Historical Relation of the State and Actings of the Suffering Remnant in the Church of Scotland, ... from the Year 1681 to 1691. ... Collected and Kept in Record by Mr. Michael Shields, ... To which is Added, Ten Considerations on the Danger of Apostacy ... By Mr. James Guthrie, ... As Also, A Collection of Very Valuable Sermons, ... Collected and Transcribed by John Howie, ...

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John Bryce, and sold by him at his shop, 1780 - 676 pages

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Page 523 - We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in desolate places as dead men.
Page 100 - And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things : but one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Page 348 - ... as deceivers, and yet true ; as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold we live ; as chastened, and not killed ; as sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing ; as poor, yet making many rich ; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Page xiii - Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.
Page 31 - The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance : He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. 11 So that men shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous : Verily there is a God that judgeth in the earth.
Page 208 - O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer. Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.
Page 348 - God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; by pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left...
Page 216 - ... filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness...
Page 89 - In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. 1 go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
Page 7 - Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, so shall thy seed be.

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