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Prayer for Peace: Or, the Evils and the Moral Uses of War. a Sermon
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Page 7 - That it may please thee to defend, and provide for, the fatherless children, and widows, 'and all that are desolate and oppressed ; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Page 6 - God in His holy Church." We pray yearly that " the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by His governance, that His Church may joyfully serve Him in all godly quietness;" and that He may " keep His household, the Church, in continual godliness, that through His protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly given to serve Him in good works, to the glory of His name.
Page 11 - we should do to others as we would they should do to us," is a portable measure of human duty, always at hand, as always referring to something within himself, not amiss for a poor man to carry constantly about with him, who has neither time nor learning to search for a better. It is an universal and compendious law, so universal as to include the...
Page 11 - ... that any man should ask Thee : by this we believe that Thou eamest forth from God. Jesus answered them, Do ye now believe? Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered every man to his own, and shall leave Me alone : and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me. These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation ; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
Page 7 - I think, history teaches this lesson, that ' they who take the sword shall perish with the sword...