Aids to Reflection. With the Author's Last Corrections, Volume 84; Volume 448

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N. Tibbals, 1872 - 324 pages
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Page 87 - For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God : and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God 1 And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
Page 36 - He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
Page 308 - Evidences of Christianity ! I am weary of the Word. Make a man feel the want of it; rouse him, if you can, to the self-knowledge of his need of it; and you may safely trust it to its own Evidence...
Page 3 - An hour of solitude passed in sincere and earnest/ prayer, or the conflict w.ith, and conquest over, a single^ passion or...
Page 64 - And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Page 236 - For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of GOD, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven : if so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked.
Page 74 - Every rank of creatures, as it ascends in the scale of creation, leaves death behind it or under it. The metal at its height of being seems a mute prophecy of the coming vegetation, into a mimic semblance of which it crystallizes.
Page 9 - Pulpits and Sundays, sorrow dogging sin, Afflictions sorted, anguish of all sizes, Fine nets and stratagems to catch us in, Bibles laid open, millions of surprises ; Blessings beforehand, ties of gratefulness, The sound of Glory ringing in our ears : Without, our shame ; within, our consciences ; Angels and grace, eternal hopes and fears. Yet all these fences and their whole array One cunning bosom-sin blows quite away.
Page 189 - And the Lord God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shall thou eat all the days of thy life...
Page vi - Christianity is not a theory, or a speculation ; but a life ; — not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.

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