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" beseeched as brethren by the mercies of God to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is our reasonable service... "
The Bible in Many Tongues - Page 10
1853 - 192 pages
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 30

1851
...is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things (Phil. hi. 19): whereas, we are besought by the mercies of God to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is our reasonable service : yet not so as to be unclothed, but in order...
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Memoir of the Rev. Edward Bickersteth: Late Rector of Watton, Herts, Volume 1

Thomas Rawson Birks - 1851
...that we might obtain remission of sins ; that He hath given us eternal life. The apostle beseeches us, by the mercies of God, to present our bodies a living sacrifice to God. And what nobler or more animating motive can be urged ? The Christian service is perfect freedom...
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Readings Upon the Liturgy and Other Divine Offices of the Church

John Bate Cardale - Liturgics - 1851
...us, ROD. *ui referring to the passage in the Epistle to the Romans, in which St. Paul calls upon us " by the mercies of God, to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is our reasonable service," we declare that we devote ourselves henceforth...
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A few plain words on the office of holy communion

Lord's Supper - 1853 - 64 pages
...our sins, and all other benefits 6f His Passion, guided by the advice of S. Paul, who beseeches us " by the mercies of GOD, to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable unto GOD, which is our reasonable service." 55 activity and earnestness in our...
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A History of the Book of Common Prayer: With a Rationale of Its Offices

Francis Procter - Anglican Communion - 1855 - 483 pages
...the first is principally designed to give expression to a feeling like St Paul's1, who ' beseeches us by the mercies of God, to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, as our reasonable service;' for since Christ has given Himself for us,...
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EXPOSITORY LECTURES ON THE EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS

REV. ROBERT J. M GHEE A.M., M.R.I.A. - 1857
...be brought home to us in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, then we shall be more enabled " by the mercies of God to present our bodies a living sacrifice holy and acceptable unto God, which is our reasonable service, not to be conformed to this world, but...
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Institutes of the Christian religion, a tr. by H. Beveridge, Volume 2; Volume 81

Jean Calvin - 1863
...hosts " (Malachi i. 11) ; so far are we from doing away with this sacrifice. Thus Paul beseeches us by the mercies of God, to present our bodies " a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God," our " reasonable service" (Horn. xii. 1). Here he speaks very significantly...
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Precious truth

...dear children, to hold forth the Word of Life, and to keep ourselves unspotted from the world. We arc besought '' by the mercies of God," to "present " our bodies "a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God." (Rom. xii.) God speaketh unto us as unto sons. To encourage us to diligence...
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The Sunday teachers' treasury, ed. by W.M. Whittemore

William Meynell Whittemore - 1867
...mercy and love of God had power to melt even their hard hearts. II. St. Paul says he beseeches us, by the mercies of God, to present our bodies a living sacrifice. Perhaps he alludes to the practice common at that time to sacrifice their sons and daughters to their...
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Readings for the Sundays and Holy Days of the Church's Year: Advent - Ascension

Richard Hughes - 1874
...do not constitute the true service of God's temple, but express it only. When St. Paul beseeches us, by the mercies of God, to present our bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable, which is our reasonable service, he does not mean—"offer in your daily worship...
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