A Narrative of the Confinement and Exile of William Steel Dickson, D. D.: Formerly Minister of the Presbyterian Congregations of Ballyhalbert and Portaferry, in the County of Down, and Now of Keady, in the County of Armagh. To which is Annexed, an Account of an Assault Committed on the Author, September 9th, 1811, on His Return from the Catholic Meeting in the City of Armagh; with a Sketch of Proceedings Consequent Thereon
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Page 1 - I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
Page 42 - For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us ; having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances ; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace ; and that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby : and came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
Page 43 - Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee ; Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way ; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Page 65 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh? Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward.
Page 114 - And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Page 98 - Now go, write it before them in a table, And note it in a book, That it may be for the time to come For ever and ever...
Page 13 - When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice : but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Page 82 - Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement...