An Historical Sketch of the Protestant Church of France: From Its Origin to the Present Times, with Parallel Notices of the Church of Scotland During the Same Period
John Johnstone, 1841 - 597 pages
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An Historical Sketch of the Protestant Church of France: From Its Origin to ...
John Gordon Lorimer
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Page 87 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old.. When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Page 7 - Now the God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do His will, working in you that which is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to "Whom be glory for ever and ever, amen
Page 515 - My brethren, I beg you will rise up with me against moral preaching. We have long been attempting the reformation of the nation by discourses of this kind. With what success ? — None at all. On the contrary, WE HAVE DEXTEROUSLY PREACHED THE PEOPLE INTO DOWNRIGHT INFIDELITY. We must change our voice. We must preach Christ, and him crucified. Nothing but the gospel is, nothing besides will be found to be, the power of God unto salvation.
Page 336 - For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 Having the same conflict "which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Page 265 - And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed : which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.
Page 438 - AN HISTORICAL MEMORIAL of the most remarkable Proceedings against the Protestants in France. From the year 1744 to 1751.
Page 591 - Let us break their bands asunder and cast away their cords from us. He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh : the Lord shall have them in derision. Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.
Page 359 - Samuel and of the prophets ; who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.