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" And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. "
The baptist Magazine - Page 53
1828
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 18

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...tribulation." (Rom. xii. 12.) How rational was their joy, who being beaten and forbidden to preach, " departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing...that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Christ." (Acts v. 42.) " Rejoice inasmuch as ye are partakers in Christ's sufferings. If....
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Select devotional works of Joseph Hall

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1850
...their pain ! neither were their backs more full of weals, than their mouths of laughter, " for they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing...that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Jesus," Acts v. 41. And, as all these are animated by one and the same Spirit, what other...
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The Christian Contemplated in a Course of Lectures: Delivered in Argyle ...

William Jay - Christian life - 1830 - 432 pages
...obtain a better resurrection. We might show you Peter and John, after being scourged, departing from the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. We might show you the Hebrews, taking joyfully the spoiling of their goods; and men, and women, and...
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The Orthodox Presbyterian, Volume 4

Presbyterians - 1832
...all ; for we are assured, in the glowing language of the sacred historian, that they departed from the council " rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for Jtis name." Nor did they com* promise their character, by yielding even a temporary submission to an...
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The Whole Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, Robert ..., Volume 2

Robert Leighton - 1830
...Him on that behalf. Phil. i. 29. Oh ! this love grows in suffering. See Acts v. 41 : They went away rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. Consider, it is but a short while, and the wicked and their scoffs shall vanish ; they shall not be....
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The duty of submission to civil authority, a sermon

John Frewen Moor - Christianity and law - 1830 - 27 pages
...whom the world was not worthy," were enabled to go to the cross, to the rack, and to the stake — " rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name." -f- And bear in mind, that the same faith in a crucified Saviour, which made them " more than conquerors,"...
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A practical exposition of the Gospels of st. Matthew and st. Mark, in the ...

John Bird Sumner (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1831
...examples we may learn to rejoice and be exceeding glad in such persecution:— as the apostles did, who " departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing...worthy to suffer shame for his name." (Acts v. 41.) And St. Peter says, "If ye be reproached for the fied ; they shall not hunger and thirst in vain, and...
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The retired Christian exercised in divine thoughts, and heavenly meditations

Thomas Ken (bp. of Bath and Wells.) - 1831
...shamefully l>eaten and dismissed for preaching in the name of Jesus, and planting his holy doctrine, they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing...they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name ; and notwithstandin g the abuses of the great, and reproaches of the rulers, yet daily in the temple,...
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An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians, Volume 1

John Davenant, Josiah Allport - Bible - 1831
...for the sake of the Gospel, and of our sacred ministry. It is therefore said of the Apostles, They departed from the presence of the council rejoicing...that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Jesus, Acts v. 41. That is a bad soldier, says Prosper, who follows his General sorrowing....
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The History of the Pilgrims, Or, A Grandfather's Story of the First Settlers ...

Children - 1831 - 142 pages
...example. Thej " lived and walked with God." They suffered the loss of all things for Christ's sake, " rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name." It was the fear of God ever before their eyes, which took away the fear of men. Thus they lived. And...
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