The Monthly Miscellany, Volume 1 - Volume 2, Issue 2
William Crosby & Company, 1839
This miscellany was intended to furnish religious reading, discussing subjects of religion and morals, as well as literature in its religious aspects; and also to convey religious news, particularly in relation to the history of the Unitarian church in both the U.S. and Britain ... Contents included sermons, religious news, book reviews, essays, poetry, and listings of ordinations and dedications. (cf. American Periodical Series Online, 1740-1900).
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Page 234 - And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought : 39 But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 265 - He hath showed thee, 0 man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy GOD...
Page 86 - If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the LORD, to do either good or bad of mine own mind; but what the LORD saith, that will I speak...
Page 6 - And behold, a woman in the city which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
Page 194 - Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not ; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth ; for God hath received him. Who art thou that judgest another man's servant ? to his own master he standeth or falleth.
Page 176 - Oh ! when a Mother meets on high The Babe she lost in infancy, Hath she not then, for pains and fears, The day of woe, the watchful night, For all her sorrow, all her tears, An over-payment of delight...
Page 165 - It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature; for take an example of a dog, and mark what a generosity and courage he will put on when he finds himself maintained by a man; who to him is instead of a God, or melior nature; which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature than his own, could never attain. So man, when he resteth and assureth himself upon divine protection and favour, gathereth a force and faith which human nature in...
Page 174 - And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder ; and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps, and they sung as it were a new song before the throne and before the four beasts and the elders; and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.