The Reasons of the Christian Religion: The First Part, of Godliness: Proving by Natural Evidence the Being of God ... The Second Part, of Christianity: Proving by Evidence Supernatural and Natural, the Certain Truth of the Christian Belief ... First Meditated for the Well-setling of His Own Belief; and Now Published for the Benefit of Others
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Page 259 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground : he hath no form nor comeliness ; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Page 280 - All, and in all ; of whom, and through whom, and to whom, are all things, to whom be glory for ever. — Amen.
Page 217 - them, -It is not for you to know the times or the feafonSj which *' the Father hath put in his own power ; but ye fhall receive power '* after that the Holy Ghoft is come upon you ; and ye fhall be wit". nefles unto me, both in Jerufalem, and in all Judea^ and in Sa" maria, and unto the uttermqft parts of the earth.
Page 392 - ... sinners may be a warning ; or whether the new earth, wherein righteousness must dwell, according to God's promise, 2 Pet. iii. 12, 13, shall not have use of this warning to keep them in their righteousness ? As long as all these things are probable, and the contrary utterly uncertain, how foolish a thing is it to go from the light of a plain revelation and Scripture, and argue, from our dark uncertainties...
Page 461 - As thou art the agent and advocate of Jesus my Lord, O plead his cause effectually in my soul against the suggestions of Satan and my unbelief; and finish his healing, saving work, and let not the flesh or world prevail. Be in me the resident witness of my Lord, the author of my prayers, the spirit of adoption, the seal of God, and the earnest of mine inheritance.
Page 417 - ... were suddenly converted by the preaching of the apostles at the first. And in how little time there were churches planted abroad the world : and then, how the Roman empire was brought in, and subdued to Christ, and crowns and sceptres resigned to him ; and all this according to his own prediction, that when he was lifted up, he would draw all men to him ; and according to the predictions of his prophets.