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Extracts From the Spiritual Diary of John Rutty, M.D (Classic Reprint)
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Page 97 - We know that whosoever is born of God, sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God, keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.
Page 73 - I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Page 50 - Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and maketh us wiser than the fowls of heaven?
Page 50 - Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die...
Page 37 - God so loved the world, that he sent his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Page 115 - I kiss thy rod. The old man keeps up his vigilant guard over himself to the end, continually asking, " What lack I yet ? " A few months before his death he is still concerned at his " unsubdued ferocity," and in the last two entries he is still watchful but hopeful : 12th Month 3. 1774. Conscious that of late no fleshly indulgence hath taken place : beware that it creep not on now in the days of infirmity and sitting by the fire ; I dare not trust my own heart. 8. The voice of God now sounds louder...
Page 87 - Scripture says, that when there was no king in Israel, every man did that which was right in his own eyes, — but what became of that, the sacred story will tell you.