Sermons: Volume the third, Volume 2

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A. Strahan, and T. Cadell in the Strand, and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1790 - 434 pages

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Page 185 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 399 - Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, Whose hope is in the Lord his God : Which made heaven and earth, The sea, and all that therein is : Which keepeth truth for ever: Which executeth judgment for the oppressed : Which giveth food to the hungry.
Page 45 - And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage* are an hundred and thirty years...
Page 27 - ... to rejoice with them that rejoice, and to weep with them that weep...
Page 10 - The statesman, the orator or the poet, may be famous; while yet the man himself is far from being honoured. We envy his abilities. We wish to rival them.
Page 9 - The former is a loud and noisy Applause the latter a more silent and internal Homage Fame floats on, the Breath of the Multitude Honour rests on the Judgment of the Thinking Fame may give Praise while it withholds Esteem...
Page 106 - ... or envy. Moral and religious instruction derives its efficacy, not so much from what men are taught to know, as from what they are brought to feel.
Page 309 - O send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling. * Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy; and I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God.
Page 235 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : but if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many.
Page 42 - He who pretends to great sensibility towards men, and yet has no feeling for the high objects of religion, no heart to admire and adore the great Father of the universe, has reason to distrust the truth and delicacy of his sensibility.

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