The Life and Diary of the Reverend Ebenezer Erskine, A.M.: Of Stirling, Father of the Secession Church, to which is Prefixed a Memoir of His Father, the Rev. Henry Erskine, of Chirnside
W. Oliphant, 1831 - 543 pages
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Page 307 - Oh that my words were now written ! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Page 242 - Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God .of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.
Page 524 - But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children ; To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
Page 532 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Page 197 - Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. For one believeth that he may eat all things ; another, who is weak, eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth, despise him that eateth not ; and let not him which eateth not, judge him that eateth; for God hath received him.
Page 352 - But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus...
Page 465 - And I saw, and behold, a white horse : and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him : and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
Page 529 - I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love ; endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.