The pastor's daughter: or the way of salvation explained to a young inquirer from reminiscences of the conversations of her late father, Edward Payson

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R. Carter, 1850 - Christian life - 236 pages
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Page 230 - So Ahab sent unto all the children of Israel, and gathered the prophets together unto mount Carmel. And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions ? if the Lord be God, follow him : but if Baal then follow him.
Page 175 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Page 42 - Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous, saying, ' If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets' Thus you witness against yourselves, that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
Page 227 - Or let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me.
Page 20 - THE WAY TO FIND OUT PRIDE. PRIDE, ugly Pride, sometimes is seen By haughty looks and lofty mien ; But oftener, it is found that Pride Loves deep within the heart to hide ; And while the looks are mild and fair, It sits and does its mischief there.
Page 122 - These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.
Page 148 - ONE there is, above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend : His is love beyond a brother's, Costly, free, and knows no end. They who once His kindness prove, Find it everlasting love.
Page 116 - There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.
Page 80 - Doth not each rain-drop help to form The cool, refreshing shower, And every ray of light to warm And beautify the flower...
Page 22 - And when there's something so amiss, That Pride says, " Take offence at this;" Then, if you feel at all inclined To brood upon it in your mind, And think revengeful thoughts within, And wish it were not wrong to sin...

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