The Desireableness of the Christian Faith Illustrated and Applied: A Sermon Preached at the Triennial Visitation of the Right Reverend Father in God, Thomas, Lord Bishop of Sarum, Held at Reading, on Thursday, August 30th. 1744

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J. Fletcher, 1744 - Bible - 39 pages

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Page 6 - Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations : that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ.
Page 6 - Lord, i Pet. i. 7. That the trial of your faith being much more precious than of gold that perifheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praife, and honour, and glory, at the appearing of Jefus Chrift.
Page 28 - ... to their true rest, and to speak a word in season to him that is weary : they are set to be ministers of the consolation and joy of the saints. 2 Cor. i. 24, " We have not dominion over your faith ; but are helpers of your joy.
Page 5 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to' his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by the power of God thro' faith unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time.
Page 30 - We give no Offence in Any Thing, that the Miniftry be not blamed...

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