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Էջ 300 - For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. How think ye? if a man have a hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?
Էջ 277 - Though now ascended up on high, He bends on earth a brother's eye : Partaker of the human name, 'He knows the frailty of our frame.
Էջ 277 - TAKE comfort, Christians, when your friends In Jesus fall asleep ; Their better being never ends ; Why then dejected weep ? Why inconsolable, as those To whom no hope is given ? Death is the messenger of peace, And calls the soul to heaven.
Էջ 16 - And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
Էջ 223 - Acts of Parliament pursuant to the Claim of Right, shall remain and continue unalterable, and that the said Presbyterian government shall be the only government of the Church within the kingdom of Scotland.
Էջ 251 - Had we but petitioned for presbytery at Breda, it had " been, as was thought, granted ; but fearing what the least " delay of the king's coming over might have produced, " and trusting fully to the king's goodness, we hasted him " over, without any provision for our safety.
Էջ 133 - But my chief comfort arises from reflecting upon the particulars of his life ; which was one uninterrupted exercise of piety, benevolence, filial affection, and indeed of every virtue which it was in his power to practise. I shall not, with respect to him, adopt a mode of speech which has become too common, and call him my poor son: for I must believe, that he is infinitely happy, and will be so for ever.
Էջ 347 - University for the purpose of accepting the said trust and in the event of the death or resignation of any of the said trustees or of their successors in the said trust or of any trustee for the time being ceasing...