The Works of John Witherspoon: Containing Essays, Sermons, &c., on Important Subjects ... Together with His Lectures on Moral Philosophy Eloquence and Divinity, His Speeches in the American Congress, and Many Other Valuable Pieces, Never Before Published in this Country, Volume 8
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Page 151 - Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on Him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Page 123 - And there appeared another wonder in heaven ; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...
Page 144 - I the Lord have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the nations ; to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Page 319 - In the second, continuing the study of the languages, they learn a complete system of geography, with the use of the globes, the first principles of philosophy, and the elements of mathematical knowledge. The third, though the languages are not wholly omitted, is chiefly employed in mathematics and natural philosophy. And the senior year is employed in reading the higher classics, proceeding in the mathematics and natural philosophy, and going through a course of moral philosophy.
Page 115 - God, from all eternity, did, by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes to pass ; yet so as thereby neither is God the author of sin, nor is violence offered to the will of the creature, nor is the liberty or contingency of second causes taken away, but rather established.
Page 76 - ... the kingdoms of this world to become the kingdoms of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Page 94 - And I will pray the Father, and he fhall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever ; even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive...
Page 328 - In response to the earnest desire of the petitioners for this charter, that " those of every religious denomination may have free and equal liberty and advantage of education in the said college, any different sentiments in religion notwithstanding...
Page 216 - ... excuse. If, instead of this, he reasons in defence of his own conduct, and takes upon him to condemn that of others, it is at once incredible and absurd : that is to say, he can scarcely be believed to be sincere. And whether he be sincere or not, he deserves to be detested. In support of the last part of my remark, let it be observed, that those who write in defence of marriage usually give such sublime and exalted descriptions, as are not...