Twenty plain and practical sermons, delivered to a country congregation, by a late rector of a country parish. Revised by his son-in-law, a village curate
C. & J. Rivington, St. Paul's Church-yard, and Waterloo Place, Pall-Mall, 1828 - 306 pages
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Page 160 - Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.
Page 229 - I will return into my house, from whence I came out.' And when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits, more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there ; and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
Page 124 - Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels ? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?
Page 136 - I make a decree, that in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end. He delivereth and rescueth, and he worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.
Page 10 - O LORD, thou hast searched me out, and known me : thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising ; thou understandest my thoughts long before. Thou art about my path, and about my bed : and spiest out all my ways. For lo, there is not a word in my tongue : but thou (O Lord) knowest it altogether.
Page 20 - And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.
Page 276 - Praise the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me praise his holy Name. Praise the Lord, O my soul : and forget not all his benefits...