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Էջ 84 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Էջ 132 - Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me ; for I am meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Էջ 87 - Mr. Oglethorp you know went so far as to begin settling a colony without negroes, but at length the voice of those villains prevailed who sell their country and their God for gold, who laugh at human nature and compassion, and defy all religion but that of getting money. It is certainly our duty to do all in our power to check this growing evil, and something may be done by spreading those tracts which place it in a true light. But I fear it will not be stopped till all the kingdoms of this earth...
Էջ 118 - But seek ye FIRST the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all other things shall be added unto you ? Dare you believe this promise or not ? I DARE : and will act accordingly, by God's assistance.
Էջ 92 - Wilt thou not from this time say unto me, My Father, thou art the guide of my youth ?" And while love bends, it does not break the will.
Էջ 68 - beating our fellows,' if not allowing their corruptions ? What can be interpreted 'eating and drinking with the drunken,' if not spending our lives in indolence and pleasure ? But God will come on a day when we look not for him, and in an hour when we are not aware.
Էջ 140 - Do unto others as ye would they should do unto you, intolerance would never have reared its ensanguined crest to affright the children of men.
Էջ 123 - ... mercies for which we have prayed, we have reason to hope that he has sent them in answer to our prayers.] Whatever may be our opinion respecting this, it becomes us to consider, II. The improvement we should make of them — Every mercy from God is an additional obligation to love and serve him — [God has commanded us to love him with all our heart: and he is worthy of our supreme regard on account of the perfections of his nature, and the dispensations of his grace. But he is also to be loved...
Էջ 214 - ... Young Ensign Day — this is all I can tell you on this Subject until Mr FitzGerald Comes in — I was Surprized this Morning by Mr Roberts Coming to ask my Leave for going to Boston, he knowing very well, the Situation we are in for want of officers, he is a very smart Clever Young man, and I told him I should be glad to do any thing in my power to Serve him, but that it was Entirely out of my power to grant him Leave to go there Espescialy as Mr Hamilton is going to Leave us. He went off Seemingly...