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" ... but by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, that the world is to be overcome, and the kingdom of righteousness and peace established. "
Memoirs of the Life, Time, and Writings, of the Reverend and Learned Thomas ... - Page 373
by Thomas Boston - 1776 - 565 pages
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Edwards on Revivals: Containing a Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work ...

Jonathan Edwards - Great Awakening - 1832 - 418 pages
...where, the Lord working with them :" so that when we read the Acts of the Apostles, we must say ; " Not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts." And though, soon after the first days of Christianity, there was a dreadful apostasy, yet...
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Evening Exercises for the Closet: For Every Day in the Year

William Jay - Calendars - 1833
...should convert all who heard him : but they must learn — and cannot learn too soon, that it is not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord. He builds this temple three ways. First, He purchases all the materials. These consist of believers....
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Memoir of John Adam, Late Missionary at Calcutta

John Adam - Missionaries - 1833 - 404 pages
...turned to the subject of the Holy Spirit's operation, and am more and more convinced that it is ' not by might nor by power,' but by the ' Spirit of the Lord of Hosts.' One is apt at first to have much of Melancthon's feeling, and to betray, alas ! much selfconfidence...
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Miscellaneous Discourses and Reviews

Heman Humphrey - American essays - 1834 - 415 pages
...man's hopes — took away no widow's or orphan's bread. O it was a glorious conquest ; achieved ' not by might nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord !' It was marvellous to see a new kingdom,' totally unlike every other, rising and shining like the...
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Christian retirement: or Spiritual exercises of the heart, by the author of ...

Thomas Shaw B. Reade - 1834
...humble and comparatively weak instrument may from hence take encouragement; knowing that it is not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord, that Satan is dislodged from his stronghold, and the sinner saved. Instances not unfrequently occur...
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New Family Library ...

Apologetics - 1834
...enabled to " see eye to eye." Aware of his own deficiencies, but animated by the persuasion, that " Not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord of Hosts," the cause of truth and the best interests of mankind are advanced, he commends this humble...
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Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity: Fourteen sermons on the ...

Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing - Christianity - 1835
...accomplished, by the wonderful progress of the gospel, and speedy downfal of idolatry in the world, ' not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord.' The acknowledgment of Porphyry, that bitter enemy of Christianity, as it is reported to us by Eusebius,...
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A Tribute to the Memory of the Pilgrims, and a Vindication of the ...

Joel Hawes - Congregational churches - 1836 - 176 pages
...pilgrims, never be ashamed to own their dependence on the Holy Spirit, or to confess that it is not by might nor by power, but by the spirit of the Lord that his kingdom is to be built up in this fallen world. Finally, ever bear it in mind, that you have...
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of England and Lambeth ...

1836
...threatens to overwhelm us : but let us not forget that this spiritual work is not to be accomplished by might nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord of Hosts, and that this Spirit is not to be had except through the divinely appointed channels. The...
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Quarterly register and journal of the American education society ..., Volume 8

American education society - 1836
...the Lord was with them ; that the silver and the gold were his ; that the work was to be done, not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts ; that the difficulties, though they were like a great mountain, would be removed ; and that...
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