Converts from Infidelity: Hon. Robert Boyle. Captain James Wilson. Soame Jenyns. Dr. Thomas Bateman. Baron Haller. Rev. John Newton. M. De La Harpe. John Bunyan
Constable & Company, 1827
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Página 317 - Wilt thou leave thy sins and go to heaven, or have thy sins and go to hell...
Página 180 - He imagines that as we have not only animals for food, but choose some for our diversion, the same privilege may be allowed to some beings above us, who may deceive, torment, or destroy us for the ends only of their own pleasure or utility.
Página 89 - Sermons in the year, for Proving the Christian Religion against notorious Infidels, viz., Atheists, Theists, Pagans, Jews, and Mahometans, not descending lower to any controversies that are among Christians themselves...
Página 326 - HE appeared in countenance to be of a stern and rough temper; but in his conversation mild and affable; not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing never to boast of himself, or his parts, but rather...
Página 135 - They are a wild people ; their hand is against every man, and every man's hand is against them.
Página 191 - THOSE who were skilful in anatomy, among the ancients, concluded, from the outward and inward make of a human body, that it was the work of a Being transcendently wise and powerful. As the world grew more enlightened in this art, their discoveries gave them fresh opportunities of admiring the conduct of Providence in the formation of a human body.
Página 321 - That John Bunyan, of the town of Bedford, labourer, being a person of such and such conditions, he hath, since such a time, devilishly and perniciously abstained from coming to church to hear Divine service, and is a common upholder of several unlawful meetings and conventicles, to the great disturbance and distraction of the good subjects of this kingdom, contrary to the laws of our sovereign lord the king, etc.
Página 70 - The Christian Virtuoso ; shewing, that by being addicted to Experimental Philosophy, a man is rather assisted than indisposed to be a good Christian.
Página 318 - Their talk was about a new birth, the work of God on their hearts, as also how they were convinced of their miserable state by nature ; they talked how God had visited their souls with His love in the Lord Jesus, and with what words and promises they had been refreshed, comforted, and supported...