An Apology for Apostolic Order and Its Advocates: In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Rev. John M. Mason, D.D.

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Stanford and Swords, 1844 - Apostolic succession - 273 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 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 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 dishonor and wrath for their sin, to the praise of his glorious justice.
Page 5 - Do unto others as ye would that they should do unto you " ? This was the doctrine of Lao-tsze.
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 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 84 - Unto this catholic visible Church, Christ hath given the ministry, oracles, and ordinances of God, for the gathering and perfecting of the saints, in this life, to the end of the world: and doth by his own presence and Spirit, according to his promise, make them effectual thereunto.

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