Church sketches for English cottagers

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Page 64 - Now I beseech you, brethren-, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Page 109 - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Page 40 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 93 - For Moses of old time hath in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
Page 76 - ... in the infancy of piety had need to come, that so he may grow in grace. The strong must come, lest they become weak ; and the weak, that they may become strong. The sick must come to be cured, the healthful to be preserved. They that...
Page 40 - For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly ; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Page 20 - Where two or three are met together in My name, there am I in the midst of them.
Page 87 - Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: and were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God.
Page 45 - As for schism, they certainly hazard their salvation at a strange rate, who separate themselves from such a Church as ours is, wherein the Apostolical succession, the root of all Christian communion, hath been so entirely preserved, and the word and sacraments are so effectually administered ; and all to go into such assemblies and meetings, as can have no pretence to the great promise in my text.
Page 41 - And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

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