History of the great Reformation of the sixteenth century in Germany, Switzerland, &c. [tr. by D. Walther].

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If I were only allowed to keep one book, regarding the Reformation, it would be this book. If you do not have a copy of this book in your library, your collection is severely deficient. Hunt this book ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 313 - Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall; but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Página 332 - Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness" sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Página 146 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory : for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Página 323 - A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Página 475 - Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Página 19 - If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Página 135 - He was taught the heads of the catechism, the ten commandments, the Apostles* creed, the Lord's prayer, some hymns, some forms of prayer, a Latin grammar composed in the fourth century by Donatus ; in a word, all that was studied in the Latin school of Mansfeld...
Página 150 - The thunder roared ; a thunderbolt sank into the ground at his side. Luther threw himself on his knees : his hour is perhaps come : death, judgment, eternity, are before him in all their terrors, and speak with a voice which he can no longer resist ; encompassed with the anguish and terror of death...
Página viii - ... was the work of Omnipotence. An impartial and attentive observer, who looks beyond the surface, must necessarily be led to this conclusion. But as God works by second causes, another task remains for the historian. Many circumstances which have often passed unnoticed, gradually prepared the world for the great transformation of the , sixteenth century, so that the human mind was ripe when the hour of its emancipation arrived.
Página 170 - But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a refiner's fire or a launderer's soap.

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