The Friend of Peace, Volumes 1-2 (Google eBook)

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1816 - Peace
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Includes the 1st-12th annual reports of the Massachusetts Peace Society.
  

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Page 9 - Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.
Page 2 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Page 7 - Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you ? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
Page 9 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Page 40 - They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault: what do these worthies, But rob, and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations...
Page 34 - Ye lust, and have not : ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain : ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
Page 21 - Their feet are swift to shed blood: Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.
Page 28 - But be not ye called Rabbi : for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. And call no man your father upon the earth : for one is your Father which is in heaven. Neither be ye called masters : for one is your Master, even Christ.
Page 4 - Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
Page 9 - For he is a minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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