Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity: Delivered in Philadelphia by Clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Fall and Winter of 1853-4

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E. H. Butler, 1855 - 408 páginas
 

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OCLC: 1728402
Related Subjects: Apologetics. | Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- 19th century.
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Página 234 - For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
Página 332 - Thou art my father:" to the worm, "Thou art my mother, and my sister.
Página 321 - He alone, free among the dead, having power to lay down His life, and power to take it again...
Página 199 - Calvin, they will rather die than embrace it; and the Calvinists, you see, stick fast where they were left by that great man of God, who yet saw not all things. This is a misery much to be lamented; for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God; but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Página 143 - In the beginning of the contest with Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayers in this room for the divine protection. Our prayers, Sir, were heard; and they were graciously answered. All of us, who were engaged in the struggle, must have observed frequent instances of a superintending Providence in our favor.
Página 199 - I am verily persuaded the Lord has more truth yet to break forth out of His holy Word. " For my part, I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the Reformed Churches, who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no further than the instruments of their reformation.
Página 272 - So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous; doubtless there is a God that judgeth the earth.
Página 143 - To that kind Providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten, that powerful friend ? Or do we imagine we no longer need his assistance ? I have lived, sir, a long time ; and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of men...
Página 328 - And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, 47 Praising God, and having favour with all the people.
Página 297 - Christian should turn his attention if he would be able ' to give a reason for the hope that is in him.

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