Jeremy Taylor

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1925 - 224 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 145 - I am fallen into the hands of publicans and sequestrators, and they have taken all from me ; what now ? let me look about me. They have left me the sun and moon, fire and water, a loving wife, and many friends to pity me and some to relieve me ; and I can still discourse ; and unless I list they have not taken away my merry countenance, and my cheerful spirit, and a good conscience...
الصفحة 84 - When Abraham sat at his tent door, according to his custom, waiting to entertain strangers, he espied an old man, stooping and leaning on his staff, weary with age and travel, coming towards him, who was an hundred years of age. He received him kindly, washed his feet, provided supper, caused him to sit down; but observing that the old man...
الصفحة 164 - And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, " Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and * Eiins.' " consume them, even as 3 Elijah bd did? " But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, " Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is " not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
الصفحة 134 - I hold it for a most infallible rule in expositions of sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction will stand, the farthest from the letter is commonly the worst.
الصفحة 158 - I shall only crave leave that I may remember Jerusalem, and call to mind the pleasures of the temple, the order of her services, the beauty of her buildings, the sweetness of her songs, the decency of her ministrations, the assiduity and economy of her priests and Levites, the daily sacrifice, and that eternal fire of devotion that went not out by day nor by night : these were the pleasures of our peace, and there is a remanent felicity in the very memory of those spiritual delights which we then...
الصفحة 130 - His church, thp body of His redeemed ones, by representing to His Father His death and sacrifice. There He sits, a high priest continually, and offers still the same one perfect sacrifice ; that .is, still represents it as having been once finished and consummate, in order to perpetual and never-failing events. And this also His ministers do on earth ; they offer up the same sacrifice to God, the sacrifice of the cross, by prayers, and a commemorating rite and representment, according to His holy...
الصفحة 130 - First : for whatsoever Christ did at the institution, the same he commanded the church to do, in remembrance and repeated rites; and himself also does the same thing in heaven for us, making perpetual intercession for his church, the body of his redeemed ones, by representing to his Father his death and sacrifice. There he sits, a high priest...
الصفحة 37 - He had the good humour of a gentleman, the eloquence of an orator, the fancy of a poet, the acuteness of a schoolman, the profoundness of a philosopher, the wisdom of a chancellor, the sagacity of a prophet, the reason of an angel, and the piety of a saint.
الصفحة 84 - ... asked him why he did not worship the God of heaven. The old man told him that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other God. At which answer Abraham grew so zealously...
الصفحة 62 - If this consideration does not deceive me, we have no other help in the midst of these distractions and disunions, but all of us to be united in that common term, which as it does constitute the church in its being such, so it is the medium of the communion of saints ; and that is the creed of the apostles ; and, in all other things, an honest endeavour to find out what truths we can", and a charitable and mutual permission to others that disagree from us and our opinions.

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