Twelve Sermons Introductory to the Study of the Prophecies, Volume 1

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W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1773 - Antichrist

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Page 187 - Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the LORD : for I am with thee ; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee : but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.
Page 161 - Have ye not known ? have ye not heard ? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth? It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in...
Page xiv - I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen : but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me. 19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he.
Page 195 - Behold the days come, faith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the houfe of Ifrael, and with the houfe of Judah...
Page 42 - He is spoken of, indeed, sometimes as being the seed of the woman, and as the son of man ; yet so as being at the same time of more than mortal extraction. He is even represented to us, as being superior to men and angels ; as far above all principality and power, above all that is accounted great, whether in heaven or in earth ; as the word and wisdom of God ; as the eternal Son of the Father ; as the heir of all things, by whom he made the worlds ; as the brightness of his glory and the express...
Page 44 - that was worthy to enter into the contemplation of this divine person. It was another and far sublimer purpose, which HE came to accomplish ; a purpose, in comparison of which, all our policies are poor and little, and all the performances of man as nothing. It was to deliver a world from ruin ; to abolish sin and death ; to purify and immortalize human nature ; and thus, in the most exalted sense of the words, to be the Saviour of all men, and the blessing of all nations.
Page 43 - ... corresponds to all the rest of the representation. It was not to deliver an oppressed nation from civil tyranny, or to erect a great civil empire, that is, to achieve one of those acts, which history accounts most heroic. No : it was not a mighty state, a victor people — " Non res Romans perituraque regna — " that was worthy to enter into the contemplation of this divine person.
Page 41 - SBRMON darkly, to few persons, and with large intervals from the date of one prophecy to that of another ; but, at length, became more clear, more frequent, and was uniformly carried on in the line of one people, separated from the rest of the world, among other reasons assigned, for this principally, to be the repository of the divine oracles : that, with some intermission, the spirit of prophecy subsisted among that people, to the coming of Christ : that He...
Page 172 - And the Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from one end of the earth, even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.
Page v - WILMOT, Knt. LATE LORD CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE COMMON PLEAS, TRUSTEES FOR THIS LECTURE, THE FOLLOWING SERMONS ARE MOST HUMBLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, R.

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