Memoirs of the Rev. John Rodgers, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Wall-street and Brick Churches in the City of New-York
Whiting and Watson, theological and classical booksellers. J. Seymour, printer., 1813 - 432 pages
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Page 364 - For, behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water, the mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient, the captain of fifty, and the honourable man, and the counsellor, and the cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.
Page 372 - For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Page 351 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Page 358 - And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel ; but the Lord thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them ; and they were smitten before Israel.
Page 297 - And what shall I more say? For the time would fail me to tell of Gideon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthah; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets...
Page 361 - And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.
Page 368 - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Page 358 - Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.
Page 352 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Page 359 - ... though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord God.