LECTURES ON THE EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY

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Page 234 - For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
Page 332 - Thou art my father:" to the worm, "Thou art my mother, and my sister.
Page 143 - I have lived, sir, a long time, and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth — that GOD governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid? We have been assured, sir, in the Sacred Writings, that ' except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it.
Page 321 - He alone, free among the dead, having power to lay down His life, and power to take it again...
Page 197 - At last his sail-broad vans He spreads for flight, and in the surging smoke Uplifted spurns the ground ; thence many a league, As in a cloudy chair, ascending rides Audacious...
Page 199 - This is a misery much to be lamented; for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God; but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Page 272 - So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous; doubtless there is a God that judgeth the earth.
Page 143 - To that kind Providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten, that powerful friend ? Or do we imagine we no longer need his assistance ? I have lived, sir, a long time ; and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of men...
Page 297 - Christian should turn his attention if he would be able ' to give a reason for the hope that is in him.
Page 199 - I am verily persuaded the Lord has more truth yet to break forth out of His holy Word. " For my part, I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the Reformed Churches, who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no further than the instruments of their reformation.

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