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" Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 113
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The Jewish Advocate for the Young, Volume 1

Jews - 1845
...command of Christ; and was then left to the care and keeping of Him, " who willeth not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live." The following morning, before the clergyman left the town, he called to see his dying brother; and...
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Self-policing of the Movie and Publishing Industry: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Postal Operations - Censorship - 1960 - 178 pages
...a tooth for a tooth." It believes, as the prayer book puts it, that God "desireth not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live." A redeemed sinner may be a more positive incentive toward good living than a dead gangster. The code...
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John Wesley

John Wesley - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 516 pages
...shall not be your ruin" [cf. Zech. 1:4; Ezek. 18:30]. "As I live, saith the Lord, I have no pleasure in the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn and live" [cf. Ezek. 33:11]. O make haste: delay not the time! "Come, and let us reason together. Though...
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Law and Revolution, the Formation of the Western Legal Tradition

Harold J. Berman - Law - 2009 - 672 pages
...on man's weakness and spares him the full deserts of his disobedience. God "desires not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live."2 Christianity also inherited from Judaism the belief that at the end of history God will come...
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Qualities of Mercy: Justice, Punishment, and Discretion

Carolyn Strange - History - 1996 - 186 pages
...campaign against capital punishment, who advocated 'the mild doctrine, which desires not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live.' Yet Mackintosh also recognized a role for severity and deterrence in punishment, observing that punishments...
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Greater Key of Solomon

L. W. deLaurence - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1978 - 148 pages
...my sins and the multitude of my faults. O pitying and merciful Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live, O God have mercy upon me and pardon all my sins; for I unworthy entreat Thee, O Father of all Creatures,...
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Nemesis Divina: (Edited and Translated with Explanatory Notes by M.J. Petry)

Carl von Linné - Foreign Language Study - 2001 - 483 pages
...to the New Testament, to the injunction to judge not, to the idea that God desires not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live, it was the Old Testament doctrine of judges' being instituted "to please not man but the Lord", which...
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The Bondage of the Will

Martin Luther - Religion - 2001 - 164 pages
...handles that single passage in Ezekiel xviii. 23, "As I live, saith the Lord, I desire not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live." In the first place- -"if (it says) the expressions "shall turn away," "hath done," "hath committed,"...
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The Bishop of the Old South: The Ministry and Civil War Legacy of Leonidas Polk

Glenn Robins - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 243 pages
...that chastisement with which thou art now scourging us. But, Oh God, who desireth not the death of a sinner, but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live, have mercy upon us thy unworthy servants, and give us grace that we may repent truly of our sins, and...
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