A discourse of the government of the thoughts

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sold, 1787 - Conduct of life - 148 pages

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Page 101 - Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth : therefore let thy words be few.
Page 123 - Finally, brethren, whatfoever things are ' true, whatfoever things are honeft, whatfoever things ' are juft, whatfoever things are pure, whatfoever things ' are lovely, whatfoever things are of good report : If ' there be any virtue, and if there be any praife, think
Page 96 - If there be a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not.
Page 136 - And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song shall testify against them as a witness: for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about, even now, before I have brought them into the land which I sware.
Page 124 - ... when we sit in the house, and when we walk by the way ; when we lie down, and when we rise up, — and when we are about our daily occupation.
Page 101 - But cursed be the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am* a great King, saith the Lord of Hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.
Page 53 - much " much goods laid up for many years ; take " thine eafe, eat, drink, and be merry.
Page 139 - ALMIGHTY God, unto whom all hearts be open, /~\. all defires known, and from whom no fecrets are hid ; Cleanfe the thoughts of our hearts by the infpiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love Thee, and worthily magnify thy holy Name ; through Chrift our Lord.
Page 68 - If any man love the world, the love of God is not in him.
Page 31 - For the wifdom of this world is foolifhnefs with God. For it is written : He taketh the wife in their own craftinefs. And again: The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wife, that they are vain.

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