The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, Volume 2

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Oxford University Press, 1841 - Church polity

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Page 11 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers.
Page 588 - Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!
Page 591 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes ; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
Page 479 - But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. Wherefore he saith; when he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.
Page 362 - What these elements are in themselves it skilleth not; it is enough, that to me which take them they are the body and blood of Christ; his promise in witness hereof sufficeth; his word he knoweth which way to accomplish; why should any cogitation possess the mind of a faithful communicant but this ? O my God, thou art true; O my soul, thou art happy!
Page 542 - Wisdom is glorious, and never fadeth away, yet she is easily seen of them that love her, and found of such as seek her.
Page 522 - I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel ; yea, ye yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my necessities, and to them that were with me.
Page 321 - Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered into thine house, thou gavest me no water for my feet: but she hath washed my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head. Thou gavest me no kiss; but this woman since the time I came in hath not ceased to kiss my feet. My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment. Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth...
Page 488 - Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God: And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Page 302 - And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the Lord met him, and sought to kill him. Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me. So he let him go: then she said, A bloody husband thou art, because of the circumcision.

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