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The Early Christians, Their Manners and Customs, Trials and Sufferings
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Page 128 - Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all ? Why are they then baptized for the dead?
Page 109 - And I will kill her children with death ; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts ; and I will give unto- every one of you according to your works.
Page 186 - If thou hast much, give plenteously: if thou hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little : for so gatherest thou thyself a good reward in the day of necessity. Tobit iv. He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord : and look, what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again.