Essays to Do Good: Addressed to All Christians, Whether in Public Or Private Capacities

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Williams and Son, 1816 - Christian life - 172 pages
 

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Page 101 - Be wise now therefore, O ye kings : be instructed, ye judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
Page 119 - Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy ; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate, laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Page 26 - O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God : for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.
Page 128 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.
Page 113 - O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
Page 30 - Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law, ROMANS 4 1 What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?
Page 103 - He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. And he shall be as the light of the morning when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the. tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Page 47 - For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self...
Page v - Essay upon the Good that is to be devised and " designed, by those who desire to answer the " Great End of Life, and to Do Good while they
Page 106 - Now that which was prepared for me daily was one ox and six choice sheep ; also fowls were prepared for me, and once in ten days store of all sorts of wine : yet for all this required not I the bread of the governor, because the bondage was heavy upon this people. 19 Think upon me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

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