The Peaceful End of the Perfect Upright Man Recommended to Consideration: In a Sermon, Occasioned by the Death of that Learned Judicious Divine, Dr. John Guyse; who Departed this Life Nov. 22, 1761 in the 81st Year of His Age

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James Buckland, 1762 - Bible - 37 pages

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Page 15 - Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?
Page 7 - And by him all that believe are juftified from all things, from •which ye could not be juftified by the law of Mofes.
Page 33 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye ftedfaft, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forafmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord...
Page 21 - ... 24. Father, I will that they alfo, " whom thou haft given me, be with me " where I am ; that they may behold my " glory, which thou haft given me: for " thou lovedft me before the foundation
Page 30 - I have no doubt, no difficulty upon my mind, as to my eternal estate ; if I had, I could not bear what I now feel ! I know in whom I have believed: Here my faith rests; the peculiar doctrines of the gospel which I have long preached are now the support of my soul: I live upon them every day; and thence derive my never-failing comfort.
Page 30 - Ver. 4. for we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened; " For this 1 groan daily, and ere long shall groan no more." Ver. 5. Now he that hath wrought us for the self-same thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of his Spirit. " This I have, this I do enjoy, and therefore I am confident. — I am not afraid of death, lam afraid 1 should err on the other hand, in being too desirous of it.
Page 8 - Chrift is the end of the law for *' righteoufnefs to every one that believeth.
Page 26 - ... given the reader as full a view of the sense of the best interpreters, and as comprehensive an insight into the scope and meaning of the New Testament, as is likely- perhaps to be met with, in the same compass of words : It is indeed a performance too well known to need any other than its own recommendation. The Doctor was...
Page 26 - Guyse was favoured, for many years, with a considerable share of health ; but in the latter part of life, he was afflicted with a very painful lameness in his leg, and also with a gradual decay in his sight, till, at length, he grew totally dark.
Page 8 - For if by one man's offence, death reigned by one, much more they who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.

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