Letters on the Gospels

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Hilliard, Metcalf, 1826 - Bible - 160 pages
 

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Page 61 - Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
Page 105 - The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.
Page 119 - And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin : for I feared thee, because thou art an austere man : thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.
Page 66 - AND I SAY UNTO YOU, THAT MANY SHALL COME FROM THE (EAST) AND THE (WEST,) AND SHALL SIT DOWN WITH (A)BRAHAM, AND (I)SAAC, AND (J)ACOB, IN THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.
Page 56 - Consider the lilies of the field how they grow ; they toil not, neither do they spin ; and yet I say unto you, That even Solomon, in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 107 - But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise : and the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them.
Page 106 - Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness ; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Page 91 - A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him and departed, leaving him half dead. And by chance there came down a certain priest that way : and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
Page 57 - And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye ' Or how wilt thou (Say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye : and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
Page 48 - And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are : for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

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