The Christian Advocate, Volume 6

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A. Finley, 1828 - Presbyterianism
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Page 235 - But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
Page 102 - move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Page 47 - says—"They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would NO DOUBT have continued with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us." If it be objected to this doctrine, that
Page 376 - Let us, then, adopt as our own the words of that most eminent servant of God, Moses, when praying for the display of the Divine power and glory to his people Israel ;—' Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we
Page 117 - in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after them. Therefore watch, and remember that, by the space of three years, I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears. And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace,
Page 49 - Rom. ii. 14, 15—"For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the meanwhile accusing, or else excusing one
Page 295 - he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.' But afterwards, when the apostle James, the brother of John, was put to death by Herod, as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, we find
Page 100 - was Christ: but with many of them God was not well pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness." From which he undertook to prove that a person might be united to the Saviour and partake of his grace, and yet after this, finally fall away.
Page 161 - To be no more; sad cure; for who would lose, Though full of pain, this intellectual being, Those thoughts that wander through To perish rather, swallowed up and lost In the wide womb of uncreated night, Devoid of sense and motion ? eternity,
Page 217 - with his church, even to the end of the world, and that 'the abundant grace might, through the thanksgiving of many, redound to the glory of God." For ourselves, that we may be enabled to render up our account with joy, and say, if possible, with the great Shepherd of souls

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