WILLIAM FAREL AND THE STORY OF THE SWISS REFORM (Google eBook)

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Page 143 - The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord : And he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down : For the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
Page 70 - Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you : but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Page 142 - O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
Page 83 - Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not: They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not: They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat.
Page 29 - do you distress yourself with these speculations and high thoughts ? Look to the wounds of Jesus Christ, to the blood which he has shed for you ; it is there you will see the mercy of God. Instead of torturing yourself for your faults, cast yourself into the arms of the Redeemer. Trust in him, in the righteousness of his life, in the expiatory sacrifice of his death. Do not shrink from him ; God is not against you, it is you who are estranged and averse from God.
Page 49 - And besides this, giving all diligence, add to your faith, virtue ; and to virtue, knowledge ; and to knowledge, temperance ; and to temperance, patience ; and to patience, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly-kindness; and to brotherlykindness, charity.
Page 82 - Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works : but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images.
Page 78 - ... marks of their tender compassion. One woman encouraged the unhappy man by her looks and words : she was his mother. At last, on the third day, when the blood-stained procession was ended, they halted with Leclerc at the usual place of execution. The hangman prepared the fire, heated the iron that was to stamp its burning mark on the evangelist, and approaching him, branded him on the forehead as a heretic. A shriek was heard, but it did not proceed from the martyr. His mother, a spectator of...
Page 252 - ... at this moment, but as many times as you please to hear me peaceably. What I have preached and still preach is the pure truth and not a heresy, and I will maintain it even unto death. As for what you say about my disturbing the land and this city in particular, I will answer as Elijah did to Ahab, I have not troubled Israel, but thou and thy father's house. Yes, it is you and yours who trouble the world by your traditions, your human inventions, and your dissolute lives.
Page 29 - Accordingly, a great number of disciples from every country sat at his feet. This man, with all his learning, submitted with the simplicity of a child to every observance of the Church. He passed as much time in the churches as in his study, so that a close union seemed destined to unite the aged...

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