Representation of the Conduct and Opinions of the Primitive Christians ...: Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford ... in the Year 1790

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F. and C. Rivington, 1792 - 298 pagina's
 

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Pagina 31 - ... they shall take up serpents ; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
Pagina 170 - Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.
Pagina 86 - In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die, and their departure is taken for misery, and their going from us to be utter destruction. But they are in peace. For though they be punished in the sight of men yet is their hope full of immortality. And having been a little chastised they shall be greatly rewarded : for God proved them and found them worthy for Himself.
Pagina 230 - By the God that reigns on high, the Great, Immortal, Heavenly God, and the Son of the Father, and the Spirit proceeding from the Father, One in Three, and Three in One. Take These for your Jupiter, imagine This to be your God.
Pagina 169 - It was universally believed, that the end of the world, and the Kingdom of Heaven were at hand. The near approach of this wonderful event had been predicted by the apostles ; the tradition of it was preserved by their earliest disciples, and those who understood in their literal sense the discourses of Christ himself, were obliged to expect the second and glorious coming of the Son of man in the clouds, before that generation was totally extinguished...
Pagina 48 - Jerusalem shall be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
Pagina 168 - Heaven were at hand. The near approach of this wonderful event had been predicted by the apostles ; the tradition of it was preserved by their earliest disciples, and those who understood in their literal sense the discourses of Christ himself, were obliged to expect the second and glorious coming of the Son of man in the clouds, before that generation was totally extinguished, which had beheld his humble condition upon earth, and which might still be witness of the calamities of the Jews under Vespasian...
Pagina 181 - The learned Origen, who, from his experience as well as reading, was intimately acquainted with the history of the Christians, declares, in the most express terms, that the number of martyrs was very inconsiderable. His authority would alone be sufficient to annihilate that formidable army of martyrs whose relics, drawn for the most part from the catacombs of Rome, have replenished so many churches...
Pagina 255 - ... the epiftle to the Hebrews, that of James, the fecond of Peter, the fecond and third of John, and the Revelation, which Mr.

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