The Opinion of Dow: Or, Lorenzo's Thoughts on Different Religious Subjects

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J. Byrne, 1804 - Christian life - 164 pages

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Page 71 - I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much...
Page 67 - For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Page 51 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; if that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.
Page 128 - No man taketh my life from me. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it up again.
Page 65 - Heb. xi. 17, according to that in 2 Cor. viii. 12. Where there is a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man hath, and not according to what he hath not : which is true of this church-duty, as well as of that of alms.
Page 94 - VIII. • is therefore now •* no condemnation to them which are in Chrift Jefus, who walk not after the flefh, but after the Spirit.
Page 69 - And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me; Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.
Page 84 - Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, and said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you?
Page 50 - If thou serve him with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.
Page 51 - Again, verse 7, at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation or kingdom, to pluck up, pull down, or destroy it; if that nation against whom I have pronounced, "turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil I thought to do unto them.

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