A cabinet of jewels opened to the curious

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Page 79 - To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law. To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
Page i - Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls : who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
Page 114 - To him that overcometh will I grant to fit with me in my throne, even as I alfo overcame, and am fet down with my Father in his throne.
Page 32 - Marsacus, a knight of France, when he was led, with other martyrs that were bound with cords, to execution, and he for his dignity was not bound, he cried,' Give me my chains, too; let me be a knight of the same order!
Page 126 - ... 14 If ye be reproached for the Name of Chrift, happy are ye ; for the Spirit of glory, and of God refteth upon you : on their part he is evil fpoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
Page 123 - In that day sing ye unto her, "A vineyard of red wine." I the Lord do keep it ; I will water it every moment : lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.
Page 118 - Tis paradife, when thou art here ; If thou depart, 'tis hell.] [The fmilings of thy face, How amiable they are ! 'Tis heav'n to reft in thine embrace...
Page 41 - What fhall it profit a man to gain the whole world and lofe his...
Page 76 - It is said of Pericles, the Athenian orator, that before he went out to address the people, he prayed to the gods that nothing might go out of his mouth but what might be to the purpose. What an example does this heathen set for the Christian preacher and teacher! How much is uttered by these public instructors, which...
Page 30 - The lord asked him who was his harbinger? He answered, " The knowledge of myself, and the consideration of what I deserve for my sins, which is, eternal torments; and when with this knowledge I arrive at my lodging, how unprovided soever I find it, methinks it is ever better than I deserve.

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