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A Sermon Delivered at Pomfret, July 18, 1819, at the Funeral of Deacon ...
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Page 10 - But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name : which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God
Page 6 - My substance, was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes, did see my substance, yet being imperfect ; and, in thy book, all my members, were written, which, in continuance, were fashioned, when, as yet, there was none of them.
Page 8 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 15 - For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare ; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.
Page 4 - I was a reproach among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine acquaintance : they that did see me without fled from me.
Page 4 - For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side : while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
Page 11 - not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us ; by the washing of regeneration, and the renewing of the Holy Ghost.
Page 4 - But I trusted in thee, O Lord: I said, "Thou art my God." My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me. Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies