Select Remains of the Rev. John Mason, A.M. of London: Containing a Variety of Devout and Useful Sayings, on Divers Subjects, Dijested Under Proper Heads

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Dodd & Rumsey, 1806 - Aphorisms and apothegms - 120 pages

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Page 64 - God ; and I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them : and I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them to do them good ; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
Page 7 - O happy saints, who dwell in light, And walk with Jesus, clothed in white ; Safe landed on that peaceful shore, Where pilgrims meet to part no more.
Page 4 - When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire : for it is a people of no understanding : therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them no favour.
Page 24 - Repentance begins in the humiliation of the heart, and ends in the reformation of the life. Though we want power to. repent; yet we do not want means to repent, nor power to use these means.
Page 67 - Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke : turn thou me and I shall be turned, for thou art the Lord my God:
Page 83 - Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me. I will bear the indignation of the Lord, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.
Page 48 - God is all-sufficient ; get him for your portion and you have all ; then you have infinite wisdom to direct you, infinite knowledge to teach you, infinite mercy to pity and save you, infinite love to care for and comfort you, and infinite power to protect and keep you. If God be yours, all his attributes are yours; all his creatures, all his works of Providence, shall do you good, as you have need of them. He is an eternal, full, satisfactory portion. He is an ever-living, ever-loving, ever-present...
Page 5 - I have put in thy mouth, fhall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy feed, nor out of the mouth of thy feed's feed, faith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever.
Page 42 - Heaven is a day without a cloud to darken it, and without a night to end it.

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