An apology for apostolic order and its advocates, occasioned by the strictures and denunciations of the Christian's magazine, a series of letters addressed to J.M. Mason
1846 - 80 pages
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Page 148 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 82 - The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches : and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
Page 155 - Wherefore I put thee in remembrance, that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee, by the putting on of my hands.
Page 251 - These angels and men, thus predestinated and foreordained, are particularly and unchangeably designed ; and their number is so certain and definite that it cannot be either increased or diminished.
Page 154 - Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.
Page 54 - God — a hard master, reaping where He has not sown, and gathering where He has not strawed...
Page 252 - THEY whom God hath accepted in his Beloved, effectually called and sanctified by his Spirit, can neither totally nor finally fall away from the state of grace ; but shall certainly persevere therein to the end, and be eternally saved.
Page 148 - And no man taketh this honour to himself, but he that is called of God as was Aaron.
Page 253 - The rest of mankind God was pleased, according to the unsearchable counsel of his own will, (whereby he extendeth or withholdeth mercy, as he pleaseth, for the glory of his sovereign power over his creatures,) to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonour and wrath for their sin, to the praise of his glorious justice.