Talents Improved; Or: The Philanthropist

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Williams and Smith, 1809 - Conduct of life - 276 pages
 

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Page 206 - LORD of all power and might, who art the author and giver of all good things ; Graft in our hearts the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 133 - But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak : for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
Page 161 - O LORD, from whom all good things do come ; Grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy holy inspiration we may think those things that be good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform the same ; through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 213 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet, oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff, Which weighs upon the heart ? Doct.
Page 255 - For he that soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption, but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Page 204 - Tyrius argues, agreeably to what was said above, that "if skill in the professions and sciences is insinuated into men's minds by a divine influence, we can much less imagine that a thing so much more excellent as virtue is, can be the work of any mortal art; for strange must be the notion that we have of God, to think that he is liberal and free in matters of less moment, and sparing in the greatest.
Page 42 - But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who knoweth not such things as these?
Page 61 - So let our lips and lives express The holy gospel we profess; So let our works and virtues shine, To prove the doctrine all divine.
Page 222 - ... for the things done in the body, whether they have been good or evil.
Page 194 - Cursed is every one which continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them...

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