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Page 4 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept. Were toiling upward in the night.
Page 44 - Jesus: that ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts ; and be renewed in the spirit of your mind ; and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
Page 42 - In this connection, we consider it to be our duty to warn our people against those amusements which may easily become to them an occasion of sin, and especially against those fashionable dances, which, as at present carried on, are revolting to every feeling of delicacy and propriety, and are fraught with the greatest danger to morals.
Page 17 - Whereas, true religion and good morals are the only solid ^ foundation of public liberty and happiness, " Resolved, That it be, and hereby is, earnestly recommended to the several states, to take the most effectual measures for the encouragement thereof, and for the...
Page 43 - That whilst we regard the practice of promiscuous social dancing by members of the Church as a mournful inconsistency, and the giving of parties for such dancing on the part of the heads of Christian families as tending to compromise their religious profession, and the sending of children by Christian parents to the dancing-school, as a sad error in family discipline...
Page 46 - Whether ye eat or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God, 1 Cor.
Page 19 - It is nearly impossible for a woman to remain pure who adopts the stage as a profession.
Page 17 - Resolved, that it be, and it is hereby earnestly recommended to the several states, to take the most effectual measures for the encouragement thereof, and for the suppressing theatrical entertainments, horse-racing, gaming, and such other diversions as are productive of idleness, dissipation, and a general depravity of principles and manners.
Page 41 - HAVING received with all my heart the Salvation offered to me by the tender mercy of Jehovah, I do here and now publicly acknowledge God to be my Father and King, Jesus Christ to be my Saviour, and the Holy Spirit to be my Guide, Comforter, and Strength ; and that I will, by His help, love, serve, worship, and obey this glorious God through all time and through all eternity.
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