Lectures on Domestic Duties

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S. H. Colesworthy, 1837 - Marriage - 160 pages

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Page 25 - wives submit yourselves to your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the Church; therefore, as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be subject to their own husbands in every thing. — Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ
Page 91 - bands to the needy. She is not afraid of the snow for her household; for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and
Page 63 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church; therefore, as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands, in every thing.
Page 25 - it should be holy, and without blemish. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies: he that loveth his wife, loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth it even as the Lord the church, for we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones. For this cause shall a man leave
Page 90 - Who can find a virtuous woman ? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safelytrust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good, and not evil, all the days of her life. She seeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the
Page 91 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children rise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praisetb
Page 25 - bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. This is a great mystery; but I speak concerning Christ and his church.
Page 92 - them all. Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Page 37 - his reward. As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are children of the youth. Happy is the man, who hath his quiver full of them; they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gates.
Page 134 - nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God. who giveth us all things richly to enjoy; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; laying up for themselves a good foundation against the

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