A Series of Articles and Discourses: Doctrinal, Practical, and Experimental; Constituting the Select Works of Simon Clough

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Fasting
Very good and convicting section on fasting. Especially enjoyed his simplicity on the two-fold purpose of fasting: 1.) That the judgments of God may be averted and 2.) that the blessings of
God may be secured. I wonder not if a reader would agree with the author, but rather if the reader would align himself with the beliefs and practices that the author emphasizes. 

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Página 127 - Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on Him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Página 46 - There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days ; for the child shall die an hundred years old ; but the sinner, being an hundred years old shall be accursed.
Página 506 - Thus speaketh the Lord of Hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The Branch; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the Lord: even he shall build the temple of the Lord...
Página 45 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the falling together; and a little child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice
Página 23 - And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven ? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so -come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
Página 142 - For in that he died, he died unto sin once; but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God. " Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Página 163 - What then ? are we better than they ? No, in no wise : for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin ; as it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: there is none that nnderstandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.
Página 163 - They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an open sepulchre ; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: Their feet are swift to shed blood: Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.
Página 61 - And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them : and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands ; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Página 16 - Then let them which are in Judea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out ; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto.

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