Letters Addressed to Caleb Strong: Showing that Retaliation, Capital Punishments, and War, are Prohibited by the Gospel

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Dodge and Sayre, 1816 - Capital punishment - 123 pages

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Page 108 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: But I say unto you, Swear not at all...
Page 32 - As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.
Page 89 - My kingdom is not of this world, else would my servants fight.
Page 101 - Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest, take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest to your souls ; for my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
Page 18 - He that will save his life shall lose it, and he that will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
Page 94 - O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united! For in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce, and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.
Page 117 - No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper ; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Page 23 - Si id iure fieri non potuit, nihil habeo quod defendam ; sin hoc et ratio doctis et necessitas barbaris et mos gentibus et feris etiam beluis natura ipsa praescripsit, ut omnem semper vim, quacumque ope possent, a corpore, a capite, a vita sua propulsarent...
Page 101 - With eyes severe and beard of formal cut, Full of wise saws and modern instances; And so he plays his part. The sixth age shifts Into the...
Page 25 - their peace as a river, and their righteousness as the waves of the sea.

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