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Gleanings from Pious Authors: With a Choice Collection of Letters, Some by ...
John Newton,. Gleanings
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Page 419 - Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him; but for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead; Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification. Rom. iv.
Page 428 - of life. Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourself unto God, as those that are alive from the dead; and your members, as instruments of righteousness unto God.
Page 413 - 17. And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not: I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them. Isa. xlii. 16. But
Page 430 - we shall reap, if we faint not. As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. Gal. vi. 9, 10. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained, that we should walk in them. Eph.
Page 435 - This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men. And let ours also learn to' maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful. Titus
Page 406 - God forbid ; for he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy; and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, bnt of God that sheweth mercy.
Page 433 - submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them. Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord. Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged,
Page 438 - manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother. But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him 1 My little children, let us not love
Page 407 - For ye see your calling, brethren; how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called; but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, &c. that no flesh should glory in his
Page 420 - but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified. But, if while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners