Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford: In the Year MDCCCVI, at the Lecture Founded by the Rev. John Bampton, M.A., Late Canon of Salisbury
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Page 161 - Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, so that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God: and this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Page 105 - we look not at the things which are feen, but at the things which are not feen; for the things which are feen, are temporal ; but the things which are not feen, are eternal, 2 Cor.
Page 169 - But I fay unto you, Love your enemies, blefs them that curfe you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which defpitefully ufe you, and perfecute you...
Page 303 - The form of religion may indeed be where there is little of the thing itself; but the thing itself cannot be preserved amongst mankind without the form. And this form frequently occurring in some instance or other of it will be a frequent admonition to bad men to repent, and to good men to grow better ; and also be the means of their doing so.