A Practical View of Christian Education in Its Earliest Stages

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Cummings and Hilliard, Boston Bookstore, no. 1 Cornhill. University Press--Hilliard & Metcalf., 1819 - Religious education - 188 pages
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Page 77 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too. Affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Page 158 - And David said unto Gad. I am in a great strait : let me fall now into the hand of the Lord ; for very great are his mercies : and let me not fall into the hand of man.
Page 150 - But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
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Page 131 - I entreat you, the experiment for yourselves, and you will find that the " ways of religion are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Page 27 - ... the human face divine," to recognise her smile, and to shew itself sensible of her affection in the little arts she employs to entertain it. Does it not, in no long time, return that smile, and repay her maternal caresses with looks and motions so expressive that she cannot mistake their import ? She will not doubt, then, the importance of fostering in its bosom those benevolent sympathies which delight her, by banishing from her nursery whatever is likely to counteract them.
Page 125 - It should be made sensible, in proportion as it may give way to 157 feelings the reverse of these, that its " eye will be evil because others are good •" and it will act in opposition to the injunction, " Mind not every one his own things, but every one also the things of others ; and to a whole host of scriptural precepts and examples. These things must be inculcated, not by lectures in general terms, but by applying such views to all the little incidents which call for them as they successively...

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