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Page 98 - But this I say, brethren ; The time is short ; It remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; and they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not ; and they that buy, as though they possessed not ; and they that use this world, as not abusing it. For the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 2 - Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children. For behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us.
Page 99 - your calling, how that not many wife " men after the flefh, not many mighty, " not many noble are called. But God hath " chofen the foolifh things of the world, to " confound the wife; and God hath chofen " the weak things of the world, to confound " the things which are mighty ; and bafe " things of the world, and things which " are defpifed, hath God chofen, yea, and VOL.
Page 58 - I am feeble and sore broken : I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
Page 14 - Righteous art Thou, O Lord, when I plead with Thee : yet let me talk with Thee of Thy judgments : wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
Page 168 - Although the fig-tree fhall not blofibm, neither fhall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the olive fhall fail, and the fields fhall yield no meat ; the flock fhall be cut off from the fold, and there fhall be no herd in the ftalls ; yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my falvation...
Page 37 - Christ, and the doctrine which is according to godliness, he is proud, knowing nothing.' 1 Tim. vi. 3, 4. ' Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please them well in all things ; not answering again : not purloining, but showing all good fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things :'
Page 55 - ... anticipation of that righteous and unalterable fentence which will be pronounced hereafter by that Being to whom he is finally to give an account of his...
Page 146 - ... and cheerfulness. It is certain, that the more pleasing an action is to us, the more keenly and eagerly are we used to employ ourselves in it ; the less liable are we, while it is going forward, to tire, and droop, and be dispirited. So that whatever contributes to make our devotion taking, within such a degree as not at the same time to dissipate and distract, it does, for that very reason, contribute to our attention and holy warmth of mind in performing it. What we take delight in, we no longer...
Page 108 - Moses' law, died without mercy under two or three witnesses : of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and counted the blood of the covenant wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite to the Spirit of grace?