Extracts from the Religious Works of Monsr François Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray: Tr. from the Original French
J. Hatchard, 1809 - 291 pages
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Page 75 - O that men would therefore praise the LORD for His goodness : and declare the wonders that He doeth for the children of men...
Page 121 - My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Page 275 - Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
Page 136 - For I reckon that the sufferings of the present time, are not worthy to be compared with the glory, which shall be revealed in us.
Page 53 - For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Page 265 - ... so ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: for we are members of his body, of his flesh and of his bones.
Page 217 - And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee : then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided ? So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
Page 60 - Then it will appear, what was meant by the man that comes without the wedding garment; for that is the day spoken of, Matt. xxii. 13. wherein such an one shall be bound hand and foot, and cast into outer darkness, where shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Page 16 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...