The Charges of Jean Baptiste Massillon, Bishop of Clermont, Addressed to His Clergy: Also, Two Essays: the One on the Art of Preaching, from the French of M. Reybaz, and the Other on the Composition of a Sermon, as Adapted to the Church of England ... by the Rev. Theops. St. John [pseud.] ...
D. & G. Bruce, 1806 - 308 pages
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Page 146 - and knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law; "and art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness, 20an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
Page 158 - Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul ; having your conversation honest among the Gentiles : that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
Page 166 - If ye were of the world, the world would love his own ; but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Page 203 - For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Page 41 - And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord; (As it is written in the Law of the Lord, Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;) And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the Law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.
Page 239 - And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night...
Page 142 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Page 147 - And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness. 20 An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge, and of the truth in the law : 21 Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself?