Sketches and Hints of Church History, and Theological Controversy: Chiefly Translated Or Abridged from Modern Foreign Writers, Band 1

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M. Gray., 1790 - 312 Seiten

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Seite 302 - And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
Seite 280 - This self-love is in its whole nature, and every degree of it, enmity against God : it is not subject to the law of God, and is the only affection that can oppose it. It is the foundation of all spiritual blindness, and therefore the source of all the open idolatry in the heathen world, and false religion under the light of the Gospel ; all this is agreeable to that self-love which opposes God's true character.
Seite 36 - Man, when about to appear before a Being of infinite perfection, can feel but little confidence in his own merit, or in the imperfect propriety of his own conduct. In the presence of his...
Seite 294 - Son ofGed, will be difpofed and enabled, in this prefent ftate, to make fuch improvements in virtue, the only rational preparative for happinefs, as that they fhall enter upon the enjoyment of it in the next ftate. Others, who have proved incurable under the means which have been ufed with- them in this ftate, inftead of being happy in the next, will be awfully miferable ; not to continue fo finally, but that they may be convinced of their folly, and recovered to 'a virtuous frame of mind: and this...
Seite 44 - Chrift: whom God hath fet forth to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to declare his righteoufnefs for the remiffion of fins that are paft, through the forbearance of God...
Seite 36 - In the presence of his fellow-creatures, he may often justly elevate himself, and may often have reason to think highly of his own character and conduct, compared to the still greater imperfection of theirs. But the case is quite different when about to appear before his infinite Creator. To such a Being, he...
Seite 280 - ... for justice, truth, and faithfulness, are comprised in universal benevolence; so are temperance and chastity. For an undue indulgence of our appetites and passions is contrary to benevolence, as tending to hurt ourselves or others ; and so opposite to the general good, and the divine command, in which all the crime of such indulgence consists.
Seite 19 - But He was wounded for our tranfgreffions, He was bruifed for our iniquities : the chaftifement of our peace was upon Him ; and with His ftripes we are healed.
Seite 132 - ... that faith is not to be kept with heretics, and that princes deprived by the pope may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, as expressed...
Seite 300 - And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and fuch as are in the fea, and all that are in them, heard I, faying, Bleffing, and honour, and glory, and power be unto him that fitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.

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