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" And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; and should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade,... "
A Narrative of Surprising Conversions - Page 88
by Jonathan Edwards - 2000 - 116 pages
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Sermons. Designed chiefly for the use of villages and families

Thornhill Kidd - 1817
...effects, and glorious in its result. I. God carries on his work of grace by THE INSTRUMENTALITY OF MEN. " So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground." — The practice of the husbandman is well known : it is here noticed for the purpose of illustrating...
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The precepts of Jesus the guide to peace and happiness, extr. from the books ...

Rammohun Roy - 1820
...shall be given; and .be that hath uot, from him .shall be taken even 1'iaf. which he hath. And he said, So. is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast...and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth riot how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the Hade, then the ear, after that the...
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An abbreviated synopsis of the four Gospels

1820
...be given, and from him, &c. " Kingdom of God, as if a man cast seed into ground; seed sprang up, &c. Earth bringeth forth fruit' of herself; first the blade, then the ear, &c. when fruit brought forth, he putteth in the sickle, &c. " Kingdom of God likened to man who sowed...
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The Missionary Herald, Volume 33

Congregational churches - 1837
...Iseuberg writes, under the same date — In our houses the work of Cod goes on its course gradually, as if a man should cast seed into the ground, and...and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knowelh not how; for the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself, first the blade, then the ear. afterward...
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The Works of the Rev. Thomas Adam: Late Rector of Wintringham : in ..., Volume 3

Thomas Adam - Theology - 1822
...own comparison, Mark, iv. 27; " so is the kingdom of God" — in the world, and in every soul — " as if a man should cast seed into the ground, and...seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how ;" that is, as it keeps going forward and attains its full growth imperceptibly, so is a work of grace...
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Tracts and essays, moral and theological, including a defence of the ...

William Hey - Apologetics - 1822 - 616 pages
...things, so that the work of grace upon her heart was such as our Lord describes in one of his parables. " So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast...and rise night and day, and the seed should spring up he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself, first the blade, then the ear,...
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The Gospel Advocate, Volume 2

1822
...reading God's word, or hearing it preached, was, first. Jy, instrumental of saving good to their souls. ' So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast...into the ground, and should sleep, and rise night and day, and his seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.' " Thirdly, If thou art converted,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1838
...and whose spirit was not steadfast with God." ( Psalm Ixxviii. 5-8.) " The earth," says our Lord, '" bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear." (Mark hr. 28.) The " blade " to be produced is the love of God; for...
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The Precepts of Jesus: The Guide to Peace and Happiness, Extracted from the ...

Rammohun Roy (Raja) - Unitarianism - 1823 - 318 pages
...shall be given : and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath. And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast...of herself ; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear. But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle,...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 20

English literature - 1823
...perhaps yet more directly on the subject which I am now considering. ' So tV says the evangelist, ' the kingdom of God as if a man should cast seed into the ground, and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed shuuld spring and grow up he ktioweth not hole.' This parable, which must relate...
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