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" He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. "
Lectures on the Essentials of Religion, Personal, Domestic, and Social - Page 204
by Henry Forster Burder - 1825 - 377 pages
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The arguments of the books and chapters of the Old (and New ..., Volume 2

Jean Frédéric Ostervald - 1833
...is a great misfortune when the wicked bear rule. This sentence deserves our particular attention : He that covereth his sins, shall not prosper ; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them, shall have mercy : Ana this other ; Happy is the man that feareth alway. These words teach us, that without...
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Diary of Alexander Jaffray, Profost of Aberdeen: One of the Scottish ...

Alexander Jaffray, John Barclay - Quakers - 1833 - 592 pages
...some way exercised towards him with fear and love, upon reading that Scripture, Prov. xxviii. 13, " He that covereth his sins shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy ;" and so, found it my duty, with all diligence to prosecute that matter; until it be in...
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Quakerism Not Christianity: Or: Reasons for Renouncing the Doctrine of Friends

Samuel Hanson Cox - Society of Friends - 1833 - 686 pages
...sovereignty, that the person of an opposite character, and he alone, shall be pardoned and saved. " He that covereth his sins shall not prosper : but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Prov. 28 : 13. Friends, however, have some peculiar ways of " covering" sin ; and very...
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Lectures on Christian Theology, Volume 2

Georg Christian Knapp - Theology, Doctrinal - 1833
...before God (refusing to acknowledge them as such, and to seek forgiveness for them). Prov. 28: 13, " He that covereth his sins shall not prosper ; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." So Christ represents it in the parable of the prodigal son, Luke xv. Vid. Ps. 32: 3—6....
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Three Years in North America, Volume 1

James Stuart - North America - 1833 - 544 pages
...Christ lived. The confession of every known sin is a principle of their faith, according to the text, " He that covereth his sins shall not prosper, but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." The rule of life established by the church of this society is summed up in seven injunctions....
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The Methodist Preacher: Monthly Sermons from Living Ministers ...

Ebenezer Ireson - Methodism - 1833
...alluded to in the text, admits of no such covering up of sin, but requires directly the reverse. ' He that covereth his sins shall not prosper ; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.' ' If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.' If...
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Lectures on the parable of the prodigal son [Luke xv. 11-24].

Henry Scawen Plumptre - Prodigal son (Parable) - 1833 - 202 pages
...God's mercies, but as most worthy to receive the greatest of his punishments. " He," says Solomon, " that covereth his sins shall not prosper, but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." There must be no attempt at concealment by any mantle of self-righteousness, or by any...
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Lectures on Christian Theology, Volume 2

Georg Christian Knapp - Theology, Doctrinal - 1833
...before God (refusing to acknowledge them as such, and to seek forgiveness for them). Prov. 28: 13, " He that covereth his sins shall not prosper ; but whoso confesseth and forsaknth them shall have mercy." So Christ represents it in the parable of the prodigal son, Luke...
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Self-discipline

Henry Forster Burder - Conduct of life - 1834 - 184 pages
...ourselves. Of all sin, without exception, it is said — " He that coyereth his sins shall not prosper ; bat whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall find mercy."...contrite heart — " he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." Sixthly, Let there be no approach to an implacable...
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Diary of Alexander Jaffray: To which are Added Particulars of His Subsequent ...

Alexander Jaffray, John Barclay - Friends in Scotland - 1834 - 592 pages
...some way exercised towards him with fear and love, upon reading that Scripture, Prov.xxviii. 13, " He that covereth his sins shall not prosper ; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy ;" and so, found it my duty, with all diligence to prosecute that matter, until it be in...
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