William Farel, and the story of the Swiss reform

W. Oliphant & Company, 1867 - 360 páginas

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Página 60 - 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.
Página 111 - 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 Aim with his hand. I have been young, and now am old ; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Página 111 - 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.
Página 65 - 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.
Página 18 - 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.
Página 38 - 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.
Página 235 - I declare to you, in the name of the Almighty God — to you who only put forth your studies as a pretence— that if you will not help us to carry on this work of God, the curse of God will rest upon you, for you will be seeking your own honour rather than that of Christ.
Página 143 - A hundred priests had chanted high mass at the count's burial, when many penitent young women had been married, and large alms distributed ; the curate of Locle had been sent to Jerusalem, and Guillemette herself had made a pilgrimage for the repose of the soul of her departed lord. " Sometimes, however, the countess of...
Página 65 - 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.
Página 65 - ... 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...

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