Advice to a Young Christian: On the Importance of Aiming at an Elevated Standard of Piety

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Carvill, 1831 - Christian life - 196 pages
 

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OCLC: 17568157
Related Subjects: Christian life. | Piety.
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Page 110 - I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance; but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire; whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.
Page 64 - God ; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is the rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Page 73 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning ! If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth ; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy...
Page 108 - By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.
Page 98 - The men of grace have found Glory begun below ; Celestial fruits on earthly ground From faith and hope may grow. 4 The hill of Zion yields A thousand sacred sweets Before we reach the heavenly fields, Or walk the golden streets.
Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit...
Page 89 - ... connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich.
Page 87 - Unto Him that loved me, and washed me from my sins in his own blood ; to Him be glory and dominion for ever and ever.
Page 11 - Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right ; And I hate every false way.
Page 18 - Christianity consists in the fruits of the Spirit, which are " love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance.

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