The Way to Do Good, Or, The Christian Character Mature: The Sequel to the Young Christian and Corner-stone

William Peirce, 1836 - 348 pages

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Page 245 - Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown : and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the Lord...
Page 77 - Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth : But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil : but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him 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 whoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.
Page 163 - And immediately the leprosy departed from him. 14 And he charged him to tell no man: but go, and shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
Page 247 - Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them? And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?
Page 163 - But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles : but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision.
Page 247 - Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us inheritance of fields and vineyards : wilt thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.
Page 75 - ... are more exposed. Almost all are eagerly reaching forward to a station in life a little above what they can well afford, or struggling to do a business a little more extensive than they have capital or steady credit for ; and thus they keep, all through life, just above their means — and just above, no matter by how small an excess, is inevitable misery. Be sure then, if your aim is happiness, to bring down, at all hazards, your style of living, and your responsibilities of business, to such...
Page 197 - My times are in thy hand :" My God ! I wish them there ; My life, my friends, my soul, I leave Entirely to thy care. 2 "My times are in thy hand," Whatever they may be ; Pleasing or painful, dark or bright, As best may seem to thee. 3 " My times are in thy hand ;" — Why should I doubt or fear ? My Father's hand will never cause His child a needless tear.
Page 223 - This, now, presents very few sensible images to the mind of the child. In the following form, it would convey the same general ideas,, but far more distinctly and vividly : " There was once a man who had a large black and white dog, beautifully spotted. He made a little house for him, out in a sunny corner of the yard, and used to give him as much meat as he wanted. He would go and see him sometimes, and pat his head, while he was lying upon his straw in his little house. He loved his dog.
Page 130 - And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.

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