History of the Christian Church, Volumen4

C. Scribner's sons, 1885

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The 4th volume of Schaff's "History" covers A.D. 590 to 1973, the Christianity's Mediaeval period, which covers, for example, on the conversion of Ireland (chapter 2, sections 14-16); on Islam's rise ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 417 - ART thou weary, art thou languid, Art thou sore distrest ? "Come to Me " — saith One — " and coming, Be at rest ! " Hath He marks to lead me to Him, If He be my Guide ? " In His Feet and Hands are Wound-prints. And His Side.
Página 417 - If I ask Him to receive me, Will He say me nay? " Not till earth, and not till heaven Pass away.
Página 433 - In the midst of life we are in death: of whom may we seek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for our sins art justly displeased?
Página 433 - Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; shut not thy merciful ears to our prayer; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from thee.
Página 52 - Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right...
Página 173 - is the key of heaven and of hell; a drop of blood shed in the cause of God, a night spent in arms, is of more avail than two months of fasting or prayer: whosoever falls in battle, his sins are forgiven: at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk; and the loss of his limbs shall be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim.
Página 182 - Call it not false ; look not at the falsehood of it, look at the truth of it. For these twelve centuries, it has been the religion and life-guidance of the fifth part of the whole kindred of Mankind. Above all things it has been a religion heartily believed.
Página 588 - If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless and need not be preserved : if they disagree, they are pernicious and ought to be destroyed.
Página 363 - But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
Página 229 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.

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