The Inconsistency of Conformity in this World with a Profession of Christianity: Illustrated in Three Dialogues
Seeley & Burnside, 1831 - 140 pages
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Page 91 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found Among the faithless, faithful only he ; Among innumerable false, unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number, nor example, with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Page 83 - We receive this child into the congregation of Christ's flock, and do signt him with the sign of the Cross ; in token that hereafter he shall not be ashamed to confess the faith of Christ crucified, and manfully to fight under his banner, against sin, the world, and the devil ; and to continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end.
Page 67 - And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols ? for ye are the temple of the living God ; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Page 92 - Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms ; And for the testimony of truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse to bear Than violence ; for this was all thy care To stand approved in sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse...
Page 133 - Him there they found Squat like a toad, close at the ear of Eve, Assaying by his devilish art to reach The organs of her fancy', and with them forge Illusions, as he list, phantasms and dreams...
Page 66 - Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
Page 36 - What years are squander'd, wisdom's debt unpaid ? Our wealth in days, all due to that discharge. Haste, haste, he lies in wait, he's at the door, Insidious death ! should his strong hand arrest, No composition sets the prisoner free. Eternity's inexorable chain Fast binds ; and vengeance claims the full arrear.
Page 85 - He feedeth on ashes : a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand...
Page 71 - And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life ; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain ; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
Page 85 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not ? hearken diligently unto Me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.