The Life of the Rev. John Emory, D. D.: One of the Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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G. Lane, 1841 - Episcopacy - 380 pages
 

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Page 322 - But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. "Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law.
Page 318 - For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness ; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
Page 289 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 143 - The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother...
Page 317 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Page 319 - So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. And they went forth, and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following.
Page 313 - And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
Page 320 - For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel : not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
Page 201 - For forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administer'd is best: For modes of faith, let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 313 - Egyptians from the people whither they were scattered: and I will bring again the captivity of Egypt, and will cause them to return into the land of Pathros, into the land of their habitation ; and they shall be there a base kingdom. It shall be the basest of the kingdoms ; neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations: for I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.

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