A Discourse, Delivered Before the Legislature of Vermont: On the Day of General Election, at Montpelier, October 12, 1826

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Geo. W. Hill, & Company, 1826 - Christianity and politics - 40 pages

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Page 18 - Then they went out to see what was done ; and came to Jesus, and found the man out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind : and they were afraid.
Page 36 - And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.
Page 34 - And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
Page 27 - Who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, and despised the shame, and is now set down at the right hand of God.
Page 18 - For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: that the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Page 35 - For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ ; and having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
Page 14 - AND he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.
Page 27 - For one of the articles, in the bill of rights of this kingdom is, jitt things shall work together for the good of the subjects. Yea, and their spirit is supported, under the most trying circumstances, by the assurance, that " these light afflictions, which are for a moment, work out a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.
Page 26 - Fill every soul, for every soul is thine. 3 The blessed Jesus is my Lord, my love ; He is my King, from him I would not move ; Away, then, all ye objects that divert, Xor seek to draw from my dear Lord my huart.
Page 21 - ... among all classes, prove that such is the ambitious nature of the soul, such the increasing compass of its vast desires, that the material universe, with all its vastness, richness, and variety, cannot satisfy it. Nor is it in the power of the governments of this world, in their most perfect forms, so to interest the feelings, so to regulate the desires, so to restrain the passions, or so to divert^ or charm, or chain the souls of a whole community, but that these latent and ungovernable fires...

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