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Page 12 - For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 8 - Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God which He hath purchased with His own blood.
Page 14 - Stay not for the other pin. Why, thou hast lost A joy for it worth worlds. Thus hell doth jest Away thy blessings, and extremely flout thee, Thy clothes being fast, but thy soul loose about thee.
Page 13 - I charge you, before God and his blessed angels, that you follow me no farther than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 12 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness ; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens...
Page 13 - Theology,' seem to me just as rational as if a person were to say ' Admire the trees, the plants, the flowers, the sun, moon, or stars, but despise Botany, and despise Astronomy.' Theology is ordered knowledge ; representing in the region of the intellect what religion represents in the heart and life of man. And this religion, Mr. Huxley says a little further on, is summed up in the terms of the prophet Micah (vi. 8) : 'Do justly, and love mercy, and walk humbly with thy God.
Page 14 - Tis angels' music ; therefore come not late. God then deals blessings : if a King did so, Who would not haste, nay give, to see the show ? Twice on the day his due is understood ; For all the week thy food so oft he gave thee.
Page 14 - We do therefore in the first place earnestly testify that if any who are given to change do rise up to unhinge the well established churches in this land, it will be the duty and interest of the churches to examine whether the men of this trespass are more prayerful, more watchful, more zealous, more patient, more heavenly, more universally conscientious, and harder students, and better scholars, and more willing to be informed and advised than those great and good men who left unto the churches...