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  • He opened, unveiled, explained, and vindicated, the preceptive part of the will of God before revealed, to the end that by a compliance therewith we should be holy.


  • For, if you allege that it is the will of God that we should be pure, the sceptical Gallo-Latins will tell you that they do not know any such person.

    Matthew Arnold

  • And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever 1 John 2:15–17.


  • If it shall be said, that since the revelation of the will of God hath been committed unto writing men have apostatized from the knowledge of God, as is evident in many nations of the world which some time professed the gospel, but are now overrun with heathenism,


  • Of course I formed intimate associations in every locality in which I was placed, and was prone to leave them; but I was content to do the will of God in every particular, whether that will was expressed through the slave-laws and James Wilson or otherwise.

    Biography of a Slave

  • And believe me, Mrs. Arnold, I shall endeavor to fulfil your daughter's tender request should it be the good will of God for me to escape from the pestilence which is raging around us.

    Angel Agnes

  • There is no better motto which it can have than these words of Bishop Wilson: β€œTo make reason and the will of God prevail.”

    Matthew Arnold

  • The revelation of the preceptive will of God made by Jesus Christ may be considered two ways: -- (1.)


  • The father accepted of it, because it was adjoining to the church, wherein were kept the relicks of St Thomas; and that he could easily step from thence by night, to consult the will of God concerning his intended voyage to Macassar.

    The Works of John Dryden

  • Hence proceed all those prevalent tergiversations against a compliance with the will of God and their own convictions which bear sway in such persons.



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