The Works of Soame Jenyns ...: Including Several Pieces Never Before Published. To which are Prefixed, Short Sketches of the History of the Author's Family, and Also of His Life, Volum 4
T. Cadell, 1790
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Pàgina 100 - And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables...
Pàgina 25 - Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, 'Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was an hungred and ye gave me meat, I was thirsty and ye gave me drink, I was a stranger and ye took me in; naked and ye clothed me, I was sick and ye visited me, I was in prison and ye came unto me.
Pàgina 92 - Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: "Because strait is the gate and narrow is the way, which leadeth into life, and few there be that find it."2 The Christian Church wholeheartedly believes this "Divine...
Pàgina 63 - ... is carried to a higher degree of purity and perfection, than in any other of the wisest philosophers of preceding ages ; every moral precept founded on false principles is totally omitted, and many new precepts added, peculiarly corresponding with the new object of this religion.
Pàgina 21 - ... depend on the opinion, which we entertain of the authority of those, who published them to the world ; but certain it is, that they are all so far removed from every tract of the human imagination, that it seems equally impossible, that they should ever have been derived from the knowledge, or the artifice of man.
Pàgina 47 - Charity fufrereth long, and is kind ; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itfelf, is not puffed up, doth not behave itfelf unfeemly, feeketh not her own, is not cafily provoked, thinketh no evil ; rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Pàgina 159 - Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, and said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Pàgina 78 - ... of her followers, that there are no principles at all. How far fuch a guide is to be depended on in the important concerns of religion, and morals, I leave to the judgment of every confiderate man to determine.
Pàgina 38 - Nor is this more incompatible with the precepts, than with the object of this religion, which is the attainment of the kingdom of heaven ; for valour is not that sort of violence by which that kingdom is to be taken, nor are the turbulent spirits of heroes and conquerors admissible into those regions of peace, subordination, and tranquillity.