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第 13 頁 - The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
第 15 頁 - My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. * He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
第 54 頁 - I have observed, that a word cast in by the by, hath done more execution in a sermon than all that was spoken besides.
第 49 頁 - LXXV. There are various views of Christian perfection, which, on being analyzed, amount to the same thing ; and when properly understood, may be regarded as all equally correct. The author of the Imitation of Christ, says it consists in man's offering up himself " with his whole heart to the will of God ; never seeking his own will either in small or great respects, either in time or eternity ; but with an equal mind weighing all things in the balance of the sanctuary ; and receiving both prosperity...
第 51 頁 - There are two classes of Christians ; those who live chiefly by emotion, and those who live chiefly by faith. The first class, those who live chiefly by emotion, remind one of ships, that move by the outward impulse of winds operating upon sails. They are often at a dead calm, often out of their course, and sometimes driven back. And it is only when the winds are fair and powerful that they move onward with rapidity. The other class, those who live chiefly by faith, remind one of the magnificent...
第 26 頁 - XXX. Thou hast contended with Satan, and hast been successful. Thou hast fought with him and he has fled from thee. But, 0, remember his artifices. Do not indulge the belief that his nature is changed. True, indeed, he is now very complacent, and is, perhaps, singing thee some syren song; but he was never more a devil than he is now. He now assaults thee, by not assaulting thee ; and knows that he shall conquer, when THOU FALLEST ASLEEP.
第 14 頁 - It is a fatal mistake to suppose that we cannot be holy except on the condition of a situation and circumstances in life such as shall suit ourselves. It is one of the first principles of holiness to leave our times and our places, our going out and coming in, our wasted and our goodly heritage entirely with the Lord.
第 26 頁 - AS the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, 0 God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God...