The commision and consequent duties of the clergy, a series of discourses

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Page 139 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 174 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Page 90 - Have always therefore printed in your remembrance, how great a treasure is committed to your charge. For they are the sheep of Christ, which he bought with his death, and for whom he shed his blood.
Page 27 - And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God as was Aaron. So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest, but he that said unto him ; Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee ; as he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
Page 53 - Author of all truth, and has promised to be " with his church to the end of the world...
Page 136 - We require you to find out but one church upon the face of the whole earth, that hath been ordered by your discipline, or hath not been ordered by ours, that is to say, by episcopal regiment, sithence the time that the blessed Apostles were here conversant.
Page 98 - God grant you, through your few remaining days, his direction and consolation ; may he bestow upon you that peace which the world can neither give nor take away...
Page 149 - Let the prophets speak two or three, and let the other judge. If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted ; and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace; as in all churches of the saints.
Page 90 - And if it shall happen the same Church, or any Member thereof, to take any hurt or hindrance by reason of your negligence, ye know the greatness of the fault, and also the horrible punishment that will ensue.
Page 117 - ... as it were together with the glue of mutual assistance, appointing the lowest to receive from the nearest to themselves what the influence of the highest yieldeth. And therefore the Church, being the most absolute of all his works, was in reason to be also ordered with like harmony, that what he worketh might, no less in grace than in nature, be effected by hands and instruments duly subordinated unto the power of his own Spirit. A thing both needful for the...

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