The Beauties of Philanthropy
author. Sold, 1839 - Charity - 288 pages
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Page 4 - different is the conduct of the present, and of the primitive ministers of religion; or even the poet's " Village preacher:" " A man he was to all the country dear; And passing rich, with forty pounds a year. Remote from towns, he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place.
Page 42 - And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias: and when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, lie hath sent me to heal the
Page 34 - And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias: and when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, lie hath sent me to heal the
Page 109 - Psalm 15.—"Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill ?" Answer.—" He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh truth in his heart. He that putteth not out his money to usury or increase, nor taketh reward against the innocent.
Page 284 - grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit ; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good
Page 43 - preach the acceptable year of the Lord. And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister and sat down : and the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. And he began to say
Page 20 - geance. For my country I rejoice at the beams of peace; but do not harbour a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan ? Not one." THE IMPARTIALITY OF THE DEITY,
Page 281 - the other also. And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain. Give to him that asketh thee, and
Page 119 - A great woman's wealth is her strong city," while " the destruction of the poor is their poverty." "I considered," said the wise man, " all the oppressions that are done under the sun ; and beheld the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter."
Page 279 - called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake : for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad ; for great is your reward in heaven ; for so persecuted ihey