The Book of Peace

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G.C. Beckwith, 1845 - 504 pages

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Page 53 - shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit every man under his vine, and under his fig-tree; and none
Page 141 - 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 495 - is to do his neighbor all the ill he can. Do unto others as ye would that they should do unto you. Would you like to have them burn your dwelling over your head, butcher your whole family, and then send a bullet or a bayonet through your own heart? Love your enemies, and do them good.
Page 138 - the soldiers demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely, and be content with your wages.
Page 131 - good for evil.—Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice; and be* ye kind one toward another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God, for Christ's sake, hath forgiven you.—If my kingdom were of this world, then
Page 56 - mass of mankind, and which are the causes of war, shall be then destroyed. " From whence come wars and fightings among you ? Come they not hence, even from your lusts that war in your members
Page 144 - Put up thy sword into the sheath; the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it ? All they that take the sword, shall

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