An Essay on the Character and Practical Writings of Saint Paul, Volume 2

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1815

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Page 65 - For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing ? are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming ? For ye are our glory and joy.
Page 213 - Awake to righteousness, and sin not : for | some have not the knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame.
Page 168 - Then said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.
Page 27 - What mean ye to weep, and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Page 306 - One thing have I desired of the LORD, which I will require, even that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the LORD, and to visit his temple.
Page 259 - But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
Page 7 - For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge ! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
Page 223 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who according to His abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead...
Page 259 - It should seem, that the term' perfect,' as well in other parts of Scripture as in the writings of St. Paul, not only has not always the exact meaning which we assign to it, but has different meanings, according to the occasion on which it is employed. Sometimes this term expresses the aim rather than the acquisition, as in that injunction of our Saviour ' Be ye perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
Page 138 - Christ,' shall we, when we see these astonishing results, refuse our homage to the transforming genius of Christianity ; to that power which enabled this fierce assailant to ' put off the old man with his deeds, and to put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness...

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