The Christian's pattern; or, A treatise on the imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, abridged and publ. in Engl. by J. Wesley


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Pàgina 129 - I am the living bread which came down out of heaven : if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever : yea and the bread which I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world.
Pàgina 22 - God is faithful, who will not suffer" us " to be tempted above that" we " are able ; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that " we
Pàgina 133 - COME unto me, all ye that travail and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you.
Pàgina 25 - If thou canst not make thyself such an one as thou wouldest, how canst thou expect to have another in all things to thy liking ? We would willingly have others perfect, and yet we amend not our own faults.
Pàgina 49 - Be thou humble and peaceable, and Jesus will be with thee. Be devout and quiet, and Jesus will stay with thee.
Pàgina 154 - Be Thou alone sweet unto me, from henceforth for evermore ; for Thou alone art my meat and drink, my love and my joy, my sweetness and all my good. 3. O that with Thy...
Pàgina 103 - I have often said unto thee, and now again I say the same, Forsake thyself, resign thyself, and thou shalt enjoy much inward peace Then shall all vain imaginations, evil perturbations, and superfluous cares fly away; then shall immoderate fear leave thee, and inordinate love shall die.
Pàgina 57 - Cross therefore is always ready, and every where waits for thee. Thou canst not escape it whithersoever thou runnest ; for wheresoever thou goest, thou carriest thyself with thee, and shalt ever find thyself.
Pàgina 113 - ... but thou, for thy part, rejoice neither in this nor in that, but in the contempt of thyself, and in My good pleasure and honour alone. This is what thou hast to wish for, that, whether in life or in death, God may be always glorified in thee.
Pàgina 45 - ... thyself. If thou attend wholly unto God and thyself, thou wilt be but little moved with whatsoever thou seest abroad. Where art thou when thou art not with thyself ? and when thou hast run over all, what hast thou then profited if thou hast neglected thyself? If thou desirest peace of mind and true unity of purpose, thou must put all things behind thee, and look only upon thyself.

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