Moral Leadership, and Other Sermons

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C. Scribner's sons, 1914 - Christian ethics - 188 pages
 

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Page 157 - God: So, for curious and carnal persons, lacking the Spirit of Christ, to have continually before their eyes the sentence of God's Predestination, is a most dangerous downfall, whereby the Devil doth thrust them either into desperation, or into wretchlessness of most unclean living, no less perilous than desperation.
Page 135 - And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.
Page 18 - Peace be unto you : as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them ; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 92 - As concerning the rest of the beasts, they had their dominion taken away, yet their lives were prolonged for a season and time.
Page 151 - But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood...
Page 135 - Behold, a sower went forth to sow ; and when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up : Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth : and when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away. And some fell among thorns ; and the thorns sprung up and choked them. But others fell into good ground and brought forth fruit, some an hundred-fold,...
Page 111 - GOD, whose days are without end, and whose mercies cannot be numbered ; make us, we beseech thee, deeply sensible of the shortness and uncertainty of human life ; and let thy holy Spirit lead us through this vale of misery, in holiness and righteousness, all the days of our lives : that, when we shall have served thee in our generation, we may be gathered unto our fathers, having the testimony of a good conscience ; in the communion of the...
Page 135 - And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way-side, and the fowls came and devoured them up...
Page 78 - And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
Page 135 - Behold a sower went forth to sow; and when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up : some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth : and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth : and when the sun was up, they were scorched ; and because they had no root, they withered away. And some fell among thorns ; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them : but other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold,...

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