The Life of God in the Soul of Man, Or, The Nature and Excellency of the Christian Religion: Also, an Account of the Beginnings and Advances of a Spiritual Life

A. Bartram, 1805 - 153 pages

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Page 90 - Lord if haply they might feel after him and find him, though he is not far from every one of us, for in him we live and move and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, 'For we are also his offspring.
Page 37 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm : for love is strong as death ; jealousy is cruel as the grave : the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame...
Page 94 - That Chrift may dwell in your hearts by faith ; that ye being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all faints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height ; and to know the love of Chrift, which pafleth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulnefs of God.
Page 111 - OUR Father, which art in Heaven; Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in Earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this Day our daily Bread. And forgive us our Trefpafles, as we forgive them that trefpafs againft us.
Page 54 - Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust : cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
Page 71 - The day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens fhall pafs away with a great noife, and the elements fhall melt with fervent heat, the earth alfo and the works that are therein (hall fee burnt up.
Page 94 - SPIRIT in the inner man ; that CHRIST may dwell in our hearts by faith ; that we being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all Saints, what is the Breadth, and Length, and Depth, and Height ; and to know the love of CHRIST, which passeth knowledge, that we might be filled with all the fulness of GOD.
Page 107 - Possess our hearts with a generous and holy disdain of all those poor enjoyments which this world holdeth out to allure us, that they may never be able to inveigle our affections, or betray us to any sin : turn away our eyes from beholding vanity, and quicken thou us in thy law.
Page 75 - That before we betake ourselves to rest, we renew and examine all the passages of the day, that we may have the comfort of what we have done aright, and may redress what we find to have been amiss, and make the shipwrecks of one day be as marks to direct our course in another.
Page 149 - We now particularly defire to put ourfelves under thy protection, this (day or night-), and to implore thy fatherly care over us; that no evil may approach us; but that our fouls and bodies may be fafe under that good and powerful providence in which we entirely truft. We extend likewife our regards to all...

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