Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and Their Descendants: Illustrative of Their Past and Present State with Regard to Literature, Education, and Oral Instruction
Oliver & Boyd, 1830 - 358 pages
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Page 297 - Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered...
Page 306 - Now I say, that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers : And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy...
Page 309 - Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Page 327 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the great trumpet shall be blown, and they shall come which were ready to perish in the land of Assyria, and the outcasts in the land of Egypt, and shall worship the Lord in the holy mount at Jerusalem.
Page 307 - While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
Page 323 - For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper. He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy. He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Page 307 - I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother; but taking my leave < of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.
Page 328 - I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.
Page 288 - Let it simply be asked, where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice ? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious...