Slaveholding Examined in the Light of the Holy Bible

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Am. and for. anti-slavery society, 1849 - Slavery - 222 pages

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Page 104 - Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? Blessed is that servant whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Page 187 - And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Page 96 - But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.
Page 101 - The kingdom of Heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.
Page 113 - But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, "We will not have this man to reign over us.
Page 103 - So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. "Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.' And the servant said, 'Lord, it is done as thou hast .commanded and yet there is room.
Page 99 - Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a wine-press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country...
Page 105 - My lord delayeth his coming ; and shall begin to beat the men-servants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken ; '• the lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers. *' And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
Page 102 - And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment; and he saith unto him, Friend, how earnest thou in hither not having a wedding garment?
Page 119 - And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying : the same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which show unto us the way of salvation.

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