The Quarterly Christian Spectator

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A. H. Maltby, 1831 - Theology
 

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Page 445 - See through this air, this ocean, and this earth, All matter quick, and bursting into birth! Above, how high progressive life may go ! Around, how wide ! how deep extend below ! Vast chain of being! which from God began; Natures...
Page 445 - But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee: Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee.
Page 111 - In man or woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe All affectation.
Page 660 - I have finished my course. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness...
Page 598 - GOD from all eternity did, by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes to pass : yet so, as thereby neither is God the author of sin, nor is violence offered to the will of the creatures, nor is the liberty or contingency of second causes taken away, but rather established.
Page 398 - Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals or collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the...
Page 567 - For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
Page 554 - For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God ; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
Page 93 - Him who is the great physician of souls ? The very earth, air, waters, are all channels for conveying blessings to us from God. Why, then, should the infidel stand back, and all sinners frown, when we claim the same thing in redemption, and affirm, that, in this great concern, " there is one mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself a ransom for all ?" But still it may be said, that this is not an atonement.
Page 364 - But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

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