Four Lectures on Spiritual Christianity: Delivered in the Hanover Square Rooms, London, March, 1841

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Jackson and Walford, 1841 - Christianity - 203 pages

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Page 93 - The Romish doctrine concerning Purgatory, Pardons, Worshipping, and Adoration, as well of Images as of Reliques, and also Invocation of Saints, is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the Word of God.
Page 48 - For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear, but the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba Father.
Page 77 - Most instructive is the fact, that, at the very moment when trinitariaii doctrine was the most hotly contended for, and punctiliously professed, mediators many, and gods many, and goddesses many were receiving, under the auspices, and by the encouragement of the great preachers, theologians, and bishops of the time, the fervent devotions of the multitude ! It was to these potent intercessors that sincere petitions were addressed ; while to the Trinity was offered — a doxology ! Whenever men were...
Page 49 - If any love me, he will keep my words, and we will come unto him, and will make our abode with him."* Give therefore admittance unto Christ, and deny entrance to all others.
Page 34 - To apply to evidence of this sort, the besom of scepticism, and sweepingly to remove it as consisting only in moral evidence, is an amazing instance of confusion of mind. It is often loosely affirmed that history rests mainly upon moral evidence. Is then a Roman camp moral evidence ? Or is a Roman road moral evidence ? Or are these and many other facts, when appealed to as proof of the assertion that, in a remote age, the Romans held military occupation of Britain, moral evidence ? If they be, then...
Page 101 - By this justification we have the spirit of adoption, peace with God, and a joyful prospect of our eternal inheritance, Rom. v. 1, 2. " Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ — and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
Page 202 - The Romish doctrine concerning purgatory, pardon, worshipping, and adoration, as well of images as of relics, and also invocation of saints, is a fond thing, vainly invented, and grounded upon no warrant of Scripture, but repugnant to the word of God.
Page 166 - It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the depths of the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.
Page 140 - Know ye not that your bodies are the temples of the Holy Ghost, which is within you ? Again he saith, You are not in the flesh, but in the spirit.
Page 156 - Dare we, if we had the infant human race in our arms — dare we turn ourselves to that careworn personage, our modern civilization, sitting at her factory gate, and say to her, ' Take this child, and nurse it for me ?

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