The following of Christ, in four books. New transl

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1851

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Page 9 - Yet learning is not to be blamed, nor the mere knowledge of any thing whatsoever, for that is good in itself, and ordained by God ; but a good conscience and a virtuous life are always to be preferred before it.
Page 351 - Behold the handmaid of the Lord. (Be it done unto me according to Thy word.) Hail Mary...
Page 123 - Be surety for thy servant for good: Let not the proud oppress me. 123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, And for the word of thy righteousness. 124 Deal with thy servant according unto thy mercy, And teach me thy statutes. 125 I am thy servant; give me understanding, That I may know thy testimonies.
Page 315 - For priests only, rightly ordained in the church, have the power of celebrating and consecrating the Body of Christ. The priest indeed is the minister of God, using the Word of God by God's command and institution ; nevertheless God is there the principal Author and invisible Worker, to whom all that He willeth is subject, and all that He commandeth is obedient.
Page 51 - Who is there who has all things according to his will ? Neither I, nor thou, nor any man upon earth. There is no man in the world without some trouble or affliction, though he be king or pope.
Page 76 - If any man love me, he will keep my word ; and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and dwell with him.
Page 123 - Lord God, the inspirer and enlightener of all the prophets ; for thou, alone without them, canst perfectly instruct me, but they, without thee, can profit nothing.
Page 65 - Do now what thou wouldest then do, and thou wilt be safe enough. • • And presently being comforted and strengthened, he committed himself to the divine will, and his anxious wavering ceased. Neither had he a mind to search curiously to know what should befall him hereafter, but he studied rather to inquire what was the acceptable and perfect will of God for the beginning and accomplishing of every good work.
Page 105 - JESUS hath now many lovers of His heavenly kingdom, but few bearers of His cross.
Page 93 - WHEN JESUS is present, all is well, and nothing- seems difficult ; but when JESUS is absent, every thing is hard. When JESUS speaks not inwardly to us, all other comfort is nothing worth ; but if JESUS speak but one word, we feel great consolation. Did not Mary Magdalene rise immediately from the place where she wept, when Martha said to her, ' The Master is come, and calleth for thee...

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