What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acquire action adopt appear attain attention become believe called cause character claims coming concern conduct connected conscience consider course danger demands direct duty effect entirely established eternal evil excellence existence fail fair false favor fear feel fellow fixed formation friends future give glory habits hand happiness heart heaven honor hope important improve influence intelligent interests keep knowledge laws LECTURE less light live look Lord means meet ment mind moral motives nature neglect never object opinion pass path persons pleasure possess prepared present principle regard religion respect rise ruin rule scenes season secure serious society soon soul spirit stand success sure sustain thing thought tion true truth vice vicious virtue whole wise worthy young young men youth
Page 53 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Page 129 - We are journeying unto the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you : come thou with us, and we will do thee good : for the LORD hath spoken good concerning Israel.
Page 67 - For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
Page 54 - All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
Page 144 - I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion, that the volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written.
Page 129 - I behold most cheering indications of the near approach of that day, when all shall know the Lord, from the least unto the greatest. It is one of the most animating signs of the times in which we live, that, in all our cities and towns, there are to be seen great numbers of young people, devoting themselves to the service of God. And as I see them going forth to the work, and to the rewards, to which their Saviour is calling them, I seem to hear them say to all who are lingering behind, — We are...