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Page 27 - There is a curse upon every one ' that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them ; and the same curse must have been on us all, if Christ had not redeemed us from it : * The wages of sin is death.' And St. James asserts, that there is such a complication of all the precepts of the law of God, both with one another, and with the authority of the lawgiver, that 'he who offends in one point, is guilty of all.
Page 42 - acceptably worshipped, these men were unavoidably ignorant " of. That God ought to be worshipped, is in the general as " evident and plain from the light of nature, as any thing can " be : but in what particular manner, and with what kind of " service he will be worshipped, cannot be certainly discovered
Page 2 - That there is to a rational being fuch a thing as religion, which may alfo upon this further account properly be called natural. For certainly to obey the law, which the Author of his being has given- him, is religion : and to obey the law, which he has given or revealed to him by making it to refult from the right ufe of his own natural faculties, muft be to him his natural religion.
Page 31 - ... Hence those things and pleasure are so tied together and associated in our minds, that one cannot present itself but the other will also occur. And the association remains even after that which at first gave them the connection is quite forgot, or perhaps does not exist, but the contrary. An instance or two may perhaps make this clear.
Page 53 - None of these things move him ; for hope assures him that his " light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for him a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.