Sermons: Henry Ward Beecher, Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, Volume 1

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Harper & brothers, 1869

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Page 217 - For as the rain cometh down, And the snow from heaven, And returneth not thither, But watereth the earth, And maketh it bring forth and bud, That it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: It shall not return unto me void, But it shall accomplish that which I please, And it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
Page 89 - And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, C 261 3 keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty...
Page 126 - Raca, shall be in danger of the council : but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee, leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Page 455 - And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews ; to them that are under the law, as under the law...
Page 322 - The days of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been...
Page 90 - See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me : I kill, and I make alive ; I wound, and I heal : neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
Page 342 - When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person : see ye to it.
Page 418 - Nevertheless what saith the scripture ? " Cast out the bondwoman and her son : for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman.
Page 277 - Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people. 6 Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, 7 There came unto him a woman having an alabaster box of very precious ointment, and poured it on his head, as he sat at meat.
Page 52 - And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed. 61 And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre.

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