The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, A Brief Account of the Certain and Established Means for Attaining the True End of Our Existence. In Four Books ..., Volume 2

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J. Johnson and J. Payne, 1767 - Conduct of life

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Page 323 - Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains. At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.
Page 323 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain : Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters : who maketh the clouds his chariot ; who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 371 - Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation. And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the armies of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth...
Page 324 - I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being. My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the Lord.
Page 440 - vifions, and behold one, like the SoN oF MAN, " came with the clouds of heaven, and came to ** the antient of days, and they brought him ** near before him.
Page 166 - I must confess I think it is below reasonable creatures to be altogether conversant in such diversions as are merely innocent, and have nothing else to recommend them, but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to...
Page 436 - Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, till the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled...
Page 496 - If your treasure be in the world, so is the love of your hearts. And if ye love the world, and the things of the world, the love of God is not in you ; and the love of God is the love of his commandments ; and he that loveth not God's commandments...
Page 354 - God is the God of the Gentiles, as well as of the Jews; and has concluded them all in unbelief, only that he might have mercy upon all.
Page 438 - The prediction of Ifaiah is ftill clearer : ch. ix. 6, 7. " unto us a child is born, unto us a fon is " given, and the government fhall be upon his fhoulders ; and his " name fhall be called * Wonderful, Counfellor, the Mighty God, ." the Everlafting Father, the Prince of Peace : of the increafe of " his government and peace there fhall be no end, upon the throne

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