The Lives, Tryals, and Sufferings of the Holy Apostles, Primitive Fathers and Martyrs who Have from Time to Time Suffered for the Faith and Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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S. Farley, 1751 - Fathers of the church - 279 pages
 

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Page 76 - Bring a table and bread! And immediately it is added: he took the bread, blessed it and brake it and gave it to James the Just and said to him: My brother, eat thy bread, for the Son of man is risen from among them that sleep (Gospel of the Hebrews, in Jerome, de viris inlustribus 2).
Page 151 - O ye papists, behold ye look for miracles, and here now you may see a miracle : for in this fire I feel no more pain, than if I were in a bed of down ; but it is to me as a bed of roses.
Page 93 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common ; and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
Page 26 - It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.
Page 98 - ... brought up at the Feet of Gamaliel in the Study of the Law, in which he made very quick and large Improvements.
Page 64 - Saul's feet ;d while the holy saint was upon his knees, recommending his soul to God, and praying for his murderers, that the guilt of his death might not be laid to their charge...
Page 78 - Justus himself was seduced, and they threw him down from the place where he stood; and being very much bruised, though not killed, he recovered so much strength as to get upon his knees and pray for them that thus cruelly used him ; and while he was thus praying for them, they loaded him with a shower of stones, till one with a fuller's club beat out his brains.
Page 162 - Christ's cross be my speed,' and St. Nicholas, unto the end of their apocalypse, is nothing but idolatry, superstition, errors, hypocrisy, and lies. " Wherefore I beseech you, and all other my friends, to pray for me ; and I doubt not but God will give me strength and his Holy Spirit, that all mine adversaries shall have shame of their doings.
Page 196 - ... l A young man of nineteen, William Hunter, apprenticed to a silk-weaver, was exhorted by his parents to persevere to the end : — " In the mean time William's father and mother came to him, and desired heartily of God that he might continue to the end in that good way which he had begun : and his mother said to him, that she was glad that ever she was so happy to bear such a child, which could find in his heart to lose his life for Christ's name's sake.
Page 62 - A. That if they looked back to their Forefather Abraham, they would find that God chose him to be a Father of the Faithful when, he lived among Idolatrous Nations ; and that he served God acceptably without those external Rites they laid so great Stress upon.

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