Twelve Messages from the Spirit of John Quincy Adams

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Page 264 - Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee: he shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best : thou shalt not oppress him.
Page 438 - Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery. But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Page 96 - Agree with thine adversary quickly, while thou art in the way with him ; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
Page 97 - Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you : but I will teach you the good and the right way : Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart : for consider how great things he hath done for you.
Page 389 - Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep ; If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take ; And this I ask for Jesus
Page 98 - Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another...
Page 190 - For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, . . . and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
Page 150 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Page 103 - to do good to those who hate us, to pray for those who despitefully use us and persecute us.
Page 185 - Old opinions ! rags and tatters ! Get you gone ! get you gone ! Once we thought that Kings were holy, Doing wrong by right divine ; That the Church was Lord of Conscience, Despot over Mine and Thine : That whatever priests commanded, No one could reject and live ; And that all who differed from them It was error to forgive, — Right to send to stake or halter With eternal malison.

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