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The Rights and Duties of Masters. a Sermon Preached at the Dedication of a ...
James Henley Thornwell
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Page 5 - Colossians iv : 1. Masters, give unto your Servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a master in Heaven. . I
Page 49 - nor cry, nor lift up, nor cause His voice to be heard in the streets. He was no stirrer up of strife, nor mover of sedition. His "religion on the other hand, is the pillar of society, the safeguard of nations, the parent of social order, which alone has power to curb the fury of the passions, and secure to every one his rights;
Page 20 - whatever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
Page 39 - become a tool, but that he should find a sphere for his various powers, and a preparation for immortal glory. To me, the progress of society consists in nothing more than in bringing out the individual, in giving him a consciousness of his own being, and in quickening him to strengthen and elevate his own mind.
Page 15 - give unto your servants that which is just and equal, knowing that ye also have a Master in HeavenT]
Page 18 - personal rights, the absorption of the humanity of one individual into the will and power of another. " The very idea of a slave," says Dr. Channing,* " is that he belongs to another, that he is bound to live and labour for another, to be another's instrument, and to make another's will his habitual law, however adverse to his own.
Page 50 - and expose. The objection we have stated, implies a reflection on the social order, equally impolitic, invidious and unjust. Nothing in reality renders legitimate governments so insecure as extreme ignorance in the people. It is this which yields them an easy prey to seduction—makes
Page 27 - Jesus answered them.., Verily, verily I say unto you, whosoever committeth sin is the servant or slave of sin.
Page 39 - suppress, of its own separate worth. Let the individual feel that through his immortality, he may concentrate in his own being a greater good than that of nations. Let him feel that he is placed in the community, not to part with his individuality, or