An Enquiry Into the Duties of Men: In the Higher and Middle Classes of Society in Great Britain, Resulting from Their Respective Stations, Professions, and Employments
A. Strahan, Printers-Street, 1800 - 540 pages
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Page 252 - Beware that thou forget not the LORD thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day : lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein; and when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied ; then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God...
Page 44 - Let your light fo fhine before men, that they may fee your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 43 - Take heed therefore unto yourfelves, and to all the flock over the which the Holy Ghoft hath made you Overfeers, to feed the Church of God, which he hath purchafed with his own blood.
Page 253 - But thou shalt remember the LORD thy GOD : for it is He that giveth thee power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.
Page 7 - ... diffusing influence ; or regarding it as a support of regal in opposition to popular forms of government ; have served only to debase the institution, and to introduce into it numerous corruptions and abuses.
Page 385 - ... in general. In the former we meet with neatness, cleanliness, and comfort; in the latter with filth, rags, and poverty; although their wages may be nearly double to those of the husbandman.
Page 43 - I have kept the faith : henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteoufnefs, which the Lord the righteous judge fhall give me at that day • and not to me only, but unto all them alfo that love his appearing.
Page 377 - By the reduction of the army and navy at the end of the late war, more than a hundred thousand soldiers and seamen, a number equal to what is employed in the greatest manufactures, were all at once thrown out of their ordinary employment; but though they no doubt suffered some inconveniency, they were not thereby deprived of all employment and subsistence.
Page 34 - Likewife I fay unto you, There is joy in the prefence of the angels of God over one finner that repenteth.
Page 521 - I pray thee, be given to thy servant two mules' burden of earth ? for thy servant will henceforth offer neither burnt offering nor sacrifice unto other gods, but unto the Lord. In this thing the Lord pardon thy servant, that when my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leaneth on my hand, and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon : when I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, the Lord pardon thy servant in this thing.