Troublous times; or, Leaves from the note-book of the rev. mr. John Hicks

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Page 138 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Page xxii - The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page xxvi - CHRISTIAN saw the picture of a very grave person hang up against the wall; and this was the fashion of it : 'it had eyes lifted up to heaven, the best of books in...
Page 12 - Thou, O Lord, remainest for ever; thy throne from generation to generation. Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time ? Turn thou us unto thee, O Lord, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.
Page 304 - a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing ; but holy, and without blemish ;" and " the kingdoms of this world become the kingdoms of our Lord.
Page 90 - O the Hope of Israel, the Saviour thereof in time of trouble, why shouldest thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man that turneth aside to tarry for a night? Why shouldest thou be as a man astonied, as a mighty man that cannot save?
Page xxv - So he commanded his Man to light the Candle, and bid Christian follow him ; so he had him into a private room, and bid his Man open a door; the which when he had done, Christian saw the picture of a very grave person...
Page 23 - Iron sharpeneth iron ; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Page xxi - I appeal to God as a dying Man, not moved from Sullenness or Humour, or factious Temper, or erroneous Principles of Education, or from secular Interests, or worldly Advantages, but clearly from the Dictates of my own Conscience, and as I judged it to be the Cause of God, and to have more of Divine Truth in it than that which is contrary thereto ; so now I see no Cause to repent of it, nor to recede from it ; not questioning but God will own it at the last Judgment-day. If no more had been required...
Page 51 - That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

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