The Dying Thoughts: Of the Reverend Learned and Holy Mr. Richard Baxter; ... Abridged by Benjamin Fawcett

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J. Cotton, and J. Eddowes; and sold by J. Buckland; T. Field; and E. Dilly, London, 1761 - 129 pages
 

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Page 114 - I hope in him. The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.
Page 127 - Godlike nature, life, and image; it is given us from the love of the Father, the grace of the Son, and the quickening, illuminating, and sanctifying operation of the Holy Spirit.
Page 113 - I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, And in his word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning : I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Page 102 - before him, and proclaimed, the Lord, the Lord God, " merciful and gracious, long-fuffering and abundant in " goodnefs and truth. Keeping mercy for thoufands, " forgiving iniquity, and tranlgreffion, and fin : and that " will by no means clear the guilty...
Page 8 - If in this life only we have hope, we are of all men most miserable.
Page 106 - for I have not yet ascended to My Father; but go to My brethren, and say to them, I ascend to My Father and your Father, to My God and your God.
Page 111 - But mine eyes are unto Thee, 0 God the Lord : in Thee is my trust ; leave not my soul destitute.
Page 79 - That they all may be one ; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us. — That they may be one, even as we are one. I in them, and thou in me : that they may be made perfect in one'.
Page 52 - For from our childhood we take it in by drops, and as trifles are the matter of childish knowledge, so words, and notions, and artificial forms, do make up more of the learning of the world than is commonly understood, and many such learned men know little more of any great and excellent things themselves, than rustics that are contemned by them for their ignorance. God and the life to come are little better known by them, if not much less, than by many of the unlearned. What is it but a...
Page 113 - Ghost, and justified by grace, that we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life. The eyes of our understanding are enlightened, that we may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.

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