A Semi-centenary Discourse delivered in the first African Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia ... 1857: with a history of the church from its first organization: including a brief notice of Rev. John Gloucester, its first pastor, etc
J. M. Wilson, 1857 - 111 pages
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Page 8 - Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended : but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Page 17 - FORASMUCH as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word : It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus, that thou mightest know the certainty of those things wherein thou hast been instructed.
Page 89 - Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 64 - My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea : and I will convey them by sea in floats unto the place that thou shalt appoint me, and will cause them to be discharged there, and thou shalt receive them : and thou shalt accomplish my desire, in giving food for my household.
Page 77 - A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Page 76 - From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts tfiat war in your members?
Page 111 - Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
Page 77 - And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rose from the dead. Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come : but woe unto him through whom they come ! It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.
Page 21 - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.