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Page 306 - Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
Page 129 - Which of you convinceth me of sin ? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me? He that is of God heareth God's words : ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.
Page 436 - He never, in any wise, altered the doctrine which he first adopted, but remained true to the last—a thing •which can be said of few theologians of this period. Although nature had endowed Calvin with a dignified seriousness, both in manner and character, no one was more agreeable than he in ordinary conversation. He could bear, in a wonderful manner, with the failings of others, •when they sprung from mere weakness: thus he never shamed any one by illtimed reproofs, or discouraged a weak brother;...
Page 427 - ... darkness of idolatry into which I was plunged, and hath brought me into the light of his gospel, and made me a partaker of the doctrine of salvation, whereof I was most unworthy.
Page 440 - ... la cause soyt diffinie pour mort de luy ou de moy, ou aultre poine. Et pour ce faire, je me inscris contra luy a la dicte poine de talion.
Page 316 - I always wished in my heart," says Knox, " nor could I ever cease to wish, that it might please God to bring me to this place, where I can say, without fear or shame, the best Christian school exists, since the time of the apostles. I allow that Christ is truly preached in other places, also, but in no other have I seen the Reformation so well wrought out, both morally and religiously, as in Geneva.
Page 432 - God's will that you should survive me; live in the constant recollection of our union, which, in so far as it was useful to the Church of God, will still bear for us abiding fruit in heaven. I wish you not to fatigue yourself on my account.
Page 124 - The body of Christ is torn asunder, because the members are separated. So far as I am concerned, if I can be of any use, I will readily pass over ten seas to effect the object in view. If the welfare of England alone were concerned, I should regard it as a sufficient reason to act thus. But at present, when our purpose is to unite the sentiments of all good and learned men, and so, according to the rule of Scripture, to bring the separated Churches into one, neither labour nor trouble of any kind...