A Charge Delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Oxford, at the Visitation Holden June, 1840

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John Henry Parker, 1840 - Visitations, Ecclesiastical - 23 pages

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Page 45 - Ye looked for much, and lo it came to little ; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why ? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine House that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.
Page 56 - Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind ; neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
Page 2 - God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked ; that there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.
Page 11 - But Paul said unto them, They have beaten us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have cast us into prison ; and now do they thrust us out privily ? nay, verily ; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
Page 31 - Jesus answered him, I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing. 21 Why askest thou me? ask them which heard me, what I have said unto them: behold, they know what I said.
Page 7 - For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, And his ears are open unto their prayers: But the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Page 56 - I charge thee therefore, before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing, and his kingdom ; preach the word, be instant in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
Page 10 - Yea, the sparrow hath found her an house, and the swallow a nest, where she may lay her young ; even thy altars, 'O LORD of hosts, my King and my GOD.
Page 45 - Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, And this house lie waste ? Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts ; Consider your ways. Ye have sown much, and bring in little; Ye eat, but ye have not enough ; Ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink ; Ye clothe you, but there is none warm ; And he that earneth wages, earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. Thus saith the LORD of hosts ; Consider your ways.
Page 57 - And let us not be weary in well-doing ; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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