Tales from Life: Designed to Illustrate Certain Religious Doctrines and Practices which Prevail at the Present Day

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Tompkins and Mussey, 1841 - 180 pages
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Page 152 - For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: " let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
Page 102 - And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight.
Page 29 - THERE is beyond the sky A heaven of joy and love ; And holy children, when they die, Go to that world above. There is a dreadful hell, And everlasting pains ; Where sinners must with devils dwell, In darkness, fire, and chains.
Page 61 - Some natural tears we dropped, but wiped them soon ; The world was all before us, where to choose Our place of rest, and Providence our guide.
Page 86 - ... me for the truth of it. My report is but a second edition; it was published before, though obscurely, and with a cloud before it. As clouds before the sun are often beautiful, so this of which I speak. How finely pathetic are those two lines which this so solemn and affecting scene inspired! — "He taught us how to live; and, O, too high A price for knowledge, taught us how to die.
Page 108 - God will have all men to be saved, and come to the knowledge of the truth, 1 Tim.
Page 86 - ... distance from indulging in the levities, follies, and vain competitions of the age. She was chaste, a keeper at home, a lover of her husband, a lover of her children, and one who guided her house with discretion. Kindness to the indigent entered deeply into her character; she delighted " to do good to all men, especially to such as are of the household of faith.
Page 87 - ... lead them into the green pastures and by the still waters of...
Page 24 - Wives and husbands there will part, Wives and husbands there will part, Wives and husbands there will part, Will part to meet no more.
Page 24 - 11 be mourning at the judgment-seat of Christ. ' Devils and sinners there will meet, Will meet to part no more. 0 ! there '11 be wailing, wailing, wailing, wailing, O .' there '11 be wailing at the judgment-seat of Christ...

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