The Edinburgh Christian Instructor, Band 27,Ausgabe 1

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W. Whyte, 1828
 

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Seite 79 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Seite 54 - Rich and poor alike constantly need to be reminded that "a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things that he possesseth.
Seite 28 - We rejoice to know that this period is nigh at hand, when the knowledge of the Lord shall cover the whole earth as the waters cover the channel of the sea.
Seite 28 - T3HETHEEN, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and he glorified...
Seite 70 - Where is the •Royal Duke, or popular Parliament-man, or place-holding nobleman, that has ever meddled with a movement or influenced a decision of the Bible Society ? or the individual among the Society's efficient labourers who has ever asked a favour, or found an avenue open to him for the prosecution of his private interest, through ties •held in that association ? The humble, and on earth...
Seite 29 - passably decent men of the world, considerably inferior to the characters ordinarily met with in a French Protestant Consistory, and still farther below what the lists of Bible Society contributors present in any country-
Seite 48 - She derives wealth, dignity, liberty, and in some degree enlargement and liberality of sentiment from her association with that polity, to which she hangs appended as a dead weight, but whatever return she makes for these advantages, it is certain the compensation is not given in kind.
Seite 54 - ... principles? Let us see. There is not, I •will answer for it, a native Englishman among them. Poor ministers the chief of them, of small Scottish congregations, stationed on the wrong side of the border, who sigh in obsequious fondness after a church that has not cherished them with reciprocal attachment. Their highest conceptions of worldly glory and felicity do not surmount the dome of St George's...
Seite 10 - too fond to rule alone, Bears, like the Turk, no brother near the throne ; Views him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hates for acts which caused himself to rise," That our readers may not think the charge we bring against Mr.
Seite 44 - ... be counted among her constitutional qualities — to be inoculated at last with the spirit of missionary enterprise, so appropriately a duty, and so becoming an expression of gratitude on the part of churches, that have long enjoyed rest from persecution, with a pure dispensation of the gospel. But the thing has not taken effect — faith is wanting — diffidence and mistrust are put in the room of hope and confidence.

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