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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of John Calvin: To Which Is Prefixed a ...
John MacKenzie (of Huntingdon )
No preview available - 2016
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Page 237 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 259 - The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people ; for ye were the fewest of all people : but because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Page 266 - It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.
Page 259 - Only the Lord had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and He chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.
Page 310 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 310 - Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ...
Page 237 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections; whom we are commanded to "love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Page 259 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Page 304 - Christ; according as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love ; having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the Beloved...