Twelve Sermons Preached at Several Times, and Upon Several Occasions: By Robert South, D.D. &c. Vol. IV., Volume 4

W. Bowyer, 1718 - 542 pages

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Page 119 - But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 119 - 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.
Page 24 - ... Attempt, and cause a careless Despair. What Hippocrates said of the Cure of the Body, is much truer of the Cure of the Soul, That Life is short, and Art long \ And I might add also, that the Mind is weak and narrow, and the Business difficult and large. And should I say, that Preaching was the least Part of a Divine, it would I believe be thought a bold Word, and look like a Paradox, (as the World goes) but perhaps, for all that, never the further from being a great Truth.
Page 227 - We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to what he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
Page 82 - Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom, by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty ?
Page 440 - The cries of the poor never enter into hi; ears; or if they do, he has always one ear readier to let them out than the other to take them in. In a word, by his rapines and extortions, he is always for making as many poor as he can, but for relieving none whom he either finds or makes so.
Page 80 - Prosperity and ease upon an unsanctified, impure heart, is like the sunbeams upon a dunghill, it raises many filthy, noisome exhalations. The same soldiers, who in hard service, and in the battle, are in perfect subjection to their leaders, in peace and luxury are apt to mutiny and rebel. That corrupt affection, which has lain, as it were, dead and frozen in the midst of distracting businesses, or under adversity, when the sun of prosperity has shined upon it, then, like a snake, it presently recovers...
Page 277 - For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghoft : and thefe three are one.
Page 50 - First of all, they seize upon some text, from whence they draw something which they call a doctrine, and well may it be said to be drawn from the words: forasmuch as it seldom naturally flows or results from them. In the next place, being thus provided, they branch it into several heads ; perhaps twenty, or thirty, or upwards. Whereupon, for the prosecution of these, they repair to some trusty concordance which never fails them, and by the help of that they range six or seven scriptures under each...

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