Lectures to Young Men on Various Important Subjects

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Jewett, 1853 - Young men - 251 pages
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OCLC: 11578101
Related Subjects: Young men -- Conduct of life.

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Page 112 - which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the LOVE of Money is the root of all evil, which, while some have coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. LECTURE IV. My son, if sinners entice thce, consent thou not. Prov. i. 10.
Page 107 - fear cometh as a desolation, and destruction as a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon them, . . . shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices ; for the turning away of the simple shall slay them ; and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Page 17 - and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and lo ! it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face of it, and its stone wall was broken down. To complete the picture, only one thing more is wanted,—a description of his house,— and then we should have, at one view, the
Page 193 - house inclineth unto death. She has cast down many wounded ; yea, many strong men have been slain by her. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chamber of death ; (none that go unto her, return again; neither take they hold of the paths of life.) Let not thy heart decline to
Page 143 - Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts, to every soldier a part, and also his coat. Now the coat was without scam, woven from the top throughout. They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be. These things therefore the soldiers did.
Page 55 - things, not only in the sight of the Lord, BUT ALSO IN THE SIGHT OF MEN. In general it may be said that no one has honesty without dross, until he has honesty without suspicion. We are passing through times upon which the seeds of dishonesty have been sown broadcast, and they have brought forth a hundred
Page 15 - vi. 11. This we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. Now them that are such
Page 98 - a fit emblem of contempt, to describe the end of a covetous prince : He shall be buried with the burial of an Ass, 'drawn and cast forth beyond the gates of Jerusalem.* •He whose heart is turned to greediness, who sweats through life under the load of
Page 54 - sweeps a wider circle, and by Industry, repairs the frugality of the season. Man should be ashamed to be rebuked in vain by the spider, the ant, and the bee. . Seest thou a man diligent in his business, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men. LECTURE II. Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but
Page 213 - HER HOUSE. HER- HOUSE IS THE WAY TO HELL, GOING DOWN TO THE CHAMBERS OF DEATH ! It is too late ! He has gone in,—who shall never return. He goeth after her straightway as an ox

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