The Christian parent

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W. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, 1850 - 320 páginas
 

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Página 51 - ... else; I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly, as God made the world; or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways (which I will not name for the honour I bear them) so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Página 52 - I bear them) so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr Elmer ; who teacheth me so gently, so pleasantly, with such fair allurements to learning, that I think all the time nothing whiles I am •with him.
Página 85 - The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Página 86 - Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Página 85 - The rod and reproof give wisdom : but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest ; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
Página 177 - I say, that, if one train of thinking be more desirable than another, it is that which regards the phenomena of nature with a constant reference to a supreme intelligent Author. To have made this the ruling, the habitual sentiment of our minds, is to have laid the foundation of every thing which is religious. The world thenceforth becomes a temple, and life itself one continued act of adoration.
Página 152 - Yea ; have ye never read, Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise ?
Página 31 - And the bent unto good or evil may be given in the hours of infancy : Scratch the green rind of a sapling, or wantonly twist it in the soil, The scarred and crooked oak will tell of...
Página 193 - Patience is the first great lesson; he may learn it at the breast; and the habit of obedience and trust may be grafted on his mind in the cradle.
Página 31 - Yet is it a talent of trust, a loan to be rendered back with interest...

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