The Evidence of Christianity: Derived from Its Nature and Reception
J. Hatchard and son, 1824 - Apologetics - 429 pages
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Page 254 - And they shall be mine, saith the Lord of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels ; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him. Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked : between him that serveth God, and him that serveth him not.
Page 87 - And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.
Page 45 - While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word. And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Page 231 - I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have showed you, and have taught you publicly, and from house to house, testifying both to the Jews, and. also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 31 - The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
Page 28 - From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.
Page 219 - Saviour toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost, which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour, that being justified by his grace we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Page 294 - Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
Page 88 - They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free?
Page 36 - What shall we say then? That the Gentiles which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith : 31 But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.