Speeches of Oliver Cromwell; 1644-1658

Speeches of Oliver Cromwell; 1644-1658

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Magistrate, and, it may be, know somewhat that may satisfy my conscience if I stood in doubt. But it is an union, really it is an union, between you and me, ancTEoth of us united in faith and love to Jesus Christ, and to his peculiar interest in the world, that must ground this work. And in that, if I have any peculiar interest that"is personal to myself, that is not subservient to tEe public end, it were no extravagant thing for me to curse myself, because I know God will curse meTlfl have. And I have learned too much of God, not to dally with him and to be bold with him in these things; and" 1 never wasand I_JiQp Ijiever shalf"be, bold with him, though I can be bold with men, if Christ be pleased to assist. I say, if there be love between us, --that the nations may say, these are knit together in one bond to promote the glory of God against the common enemy, to suppress everything that is evil, and encourage whatsoever is of godliness, --yea, the nation will bless you. And really, really, that and nothing else will work off these disaffections from the minds of men, which are as great, if not greater than all the oppositions you can meet with. I do know what I say. When I speak these things, I speak my heart before God; and as I said before, I dare not be bold before him. I have a little faith. I have a little lived by faith, and thereiifT may be bold. If I should not speak the affections and secrets of my heart, I know he would not bear it at my hands. Therefore in the fear and name of God, go on with love and integrity against whatsoever arises contrary to these ends, which you have known and been told of; and the blessing of God go with you. The blessing of God will go with you. I have but this one thing to say more. I...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506421
  • 9781236506429