Charles Elwood: Or, the Infidel Converted

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Little and Brown, 1840 - Apologetics - 262 pages
 

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Page 233 - But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom ; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit ; to another faith by the same Spirit...
Page 252 - Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, And bow myself before the high God ? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, With calves of a year old ? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, Or with ten thousands of rivers of oil ? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul...
Page 233 - Spirit is given to every man to profit withal ; for to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom, to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit ; to another faith by the same Spirit, to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit, to 'another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another divers kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. But all these worketh that one and the self-same Spirit, dividing to every man severally...
Page 181 - That chang'd through all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth as in the' ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the tree* ; Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Page 238 - Ghost, and these signs shall follow them that believe. In my name they shall cast out devils, heal the sick, open the eyes of the blind, unstop the ears of the deaf; and if any man shall administer poison unto them, it shall not hurt them.
Page 115 - on earth peace and good will to men.' " This great fact has been overlooked or misinterpreted ; and yet it was of this fact that the wise and good of old prophesied. They saw the vice, the crime, the poverty, the suffering, the bigotry, the idolatry, the superstition, with which their own age was cursed, and they looked forth...
Page 153 - For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Page 233 - ... the word of knowledge ; to another faith ; to another the gifts of healing ; to another the working of miracles ; to another prophecy ; to another discerning of spirits ; to another divers kinds of tongues ; to another the interpretation of tongues. But all these worketh — or are affected by — that one and the self-same Spirit, dividing unto every man severally as he will.
Page 73 - I understand nothing of all this. Because you love God more, I see not why you need love me less. I see no reason why God and I should be rivals for your affections. Is the love which you have for God of the same kind with the love you have heretofore avowed for me ? Can you not love God, do your duty to him, and also have a heart and a hand for the duties of a wife ? According to your sacred books, God himself declared that it was not good for man to be alone, and therefore made woman to be his...
Page 229 - there is a spirit in man and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth him understanding.

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