A Selection from the Writings of the Reformers and Early Protestant Divines of the Church of England, Volume 6

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J. Hatchard, 1817 - Suffering

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Page 605 - ciii.) Wherefore, look how high the heaven is in comparison of the earth, so great is his mercy towards them that fear him. Look how wide the east is from the west, so far hath he set our sins from us; yea, like as a father pitieth his own children, even so is
Page 633 - attain the resurrection from death. (Phil, iii.) This, this is that treasure hid in the field whereof is spoken Matt. xiii. ; the which a man findeth and hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. This is that pearl,
Page 203 - For he was once offered, that he might bear the sins of many ; and to them that look for him shall he appear without sin unto salvation, and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words; 0
Page 601 - Christ in bearing the cross, it is appointed unto us, that even with him also we shall be glorified; for it is a true saying, if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him; if we be patient, we shall also
Page 627 - put our gracious God in remembrance of his old mercies, and with David say, O God ! we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have declared unto us the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.
Page 647 - in the park ? at which smiling, she answered, "I wist all their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas ! good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant." This naturally leading him to inquire how a lady of her age had attained to such
Page 595 - This I confess, that, after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my forefathers, believing all things which are written in the law and the Prophets, and have hope toward* God,
Page 605 - within me praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. " Dear wife, riches I have none to leave behind me, wherewith to endow you after the worldly manner. But that treasure of tasting how sweet Christ is unto hungry consciences (whereof I
Page 602 - and shall join us to himself together with you. Wherefore we are not wearied; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepareth an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us, while we look not on the things which are seen, but on the things
Page 379 - As the hart desireth the waterbrooks, so longeth my soul after thee, O God. My soul is athirst for God, yea, even for the living God. When shall I come to appear before the

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