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A Practical Treatise Upon Christian Perfection. Repr. [of the 1726 Ed. ]
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Page 19 - I saw no temple therein : for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 23 And the city " hath * no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it : for the glory of God " doth * lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Page 44 - A certain man made a great supper, and bade many: and sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready. And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.
Page 68 - But he turned, and said unto Peter, 'Get thee behind me, Satan. Thou art an offence unto me, for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
Page 313 - And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things ; but one thing is needful. And Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Page 28 - His own, and His own received Him not. But as many as received Him, to them He gave power to become the sons of God...
Page 88 - Angels, it shows us, that we are to imitate it as far as our Nature will allow, and to stop at no Degrees short of it, but such as we cannot possibly reach.
Page 16 - I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; that they all may be one ; as Thou, Father, art in me, and 1 in Thee, that they also may be one in us : that the world may believe that Thou hast sent me.
Page 16 - Beloved, now are we the fons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we fhall be : but we know, that when he fhall appear, * we fhall be like him; for we fhall fee him as he is.
Page 254 - Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me ; for 1 am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Page 124 - For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently ? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps...