The Baptisms of the New Testament: Illustrations of the Ordinance from Its Administrations as Recorded by the Inspired Writers

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American Baptist Publication Society, 1848 - 204 pages

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Page 95 - JESUS, I my cross have taken, All to leave, and follow Thee ; Naked, poor, despised, forsaken, Thou, from hence, my all shalt be ; Perish every fond ambition, All I've sought, or hoped, or known, Yet how rich is my condition, God and heaven are still my own...
Page 126 - Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we ? And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord.
Page 153 - And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
Page 57 - May he by whose kind care we meet, Send his good Spirit from above, Make our communications sweet, And cause our hearts to burn with love. 3 Forgotten be each worldly theme, When Christians see each other thus ; We only wish to speak of him Who lived, and died, and reigns for us.
Page 89 - And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.
Page 183 - Yet if I might make some reserve, And duty did not call, I love my God with zeal so great That I should give him all.
Page 11 - Suffer it to be so now ; For thus it doth become me to fulfil All righteousness." And, leaning to the stream, He took around him the Apostle's arm And drew him gently to the midst. The wood Was thick with the dim twilight as they came Up from the water. With his clasped hands...
Page 170 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable. always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Page 11 - Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist : notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Page 15 - In him was life, and the life was the light of men ; and the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John ; the same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.

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