Memoirs of the life and writings of Calvin

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byPercival Nicholson, John MacKenzie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...which I have taken to instruct you, have not been displeasing to him. And I make this declaration before God, and in your presence, so much the more willingly, as I do not doubt that Satan, after his usual manner, will raise up many light, wicked, and ambitious spirits, to Corrupt and change the pure doctrine which I have published to you." Having represented to them the infinite blessings with which God had loaded them; " There is no one," added he, " who can better than myself inform you from how many dangers the powerful and merciful hand of the Lord hath delivered you. You see the happy state in which you now are. Whether, therefore, you are in prosperity or in adversity, keep this truth constantly in view, that it is God alone who preserves cities and kingdoms, and that he requires homage from them, in acknowledgment that they depend entirely upon himself. Remember that David, that illustrious king, confesses that at a time when he enjoyed a profound peace, he experienced so dangerous a fall, from which he would never have arisen, if the Lord by a singular favour had not stretched out his hand. What ought not weak and inhrm men, therefore, to fear, since so powerful and pious a prince has fallen? " You must, therefore, humble yourselves exceedingly before God, if you desire that he would give yqu grace to live in his fear, and to put your whole trust in his all-sufficient help. Conducting yourselves thus, you may be persuaded that you will experience his protection, as you have done hitherto, and that you will remain firm and unshaken, although your salvation hangs upon a slender thread. If, therefore, the Lord prosper your designs, be careful that you do not exalt yourselves like the profane, but with deep submission, render unto...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...which I have taken to instruct you, have not been displeasing to him. And I make this declaration before God, a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217959016

ISBN - 13:9780217959018

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