Lectures to Lords Spiritual: or, an Advice to the Bishops concerning religious articles, tithes, and Church power. With a discourse on Ridicule
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Page 59 - If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.
Page 154 - His watchmen are blind : they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark ; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber. Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand : they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.
Page 201 - And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
Page 63 - But be not ye called Rabbi, for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. And call no man your father upon the earth : for one is your Father, which is in heaven. Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.
Page 73 - For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee : 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
Page 140 - He that giveth to the poor lendeth to the Lord, and that which he has given will He pay him back again.
Page 37 - For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
Page 123 - Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? Nay; but by the law of faith.
Page 140 - When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours ; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: and thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Page 81 - I say unto you, whosoever you are, unto whom any one of the preceding characters belong, " ye are of your father the devil, and the works of your father ye do.