Advice to a Young Christian: On the Importance of Aiming at an Elevated Standard of Piety

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J.S. Taylor, 1838 - Christian life - 196 pages
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Page 2 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States. entitled, " an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act, entitled, " an act, supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 73 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth...
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Page 89 - ... connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich.
Page 18 - Christianity consists in the fruits of the Spirit, which are " love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance.
Page 58 - Such was the religion of the Scribes and Pharisees ; fair and beautiful without, but within, all rottenness and corruption. Reflect a moment ere you bend the knee at the throne of grace. I am not now about to approach an earthly monarch, who, though surrounded with the pomp and circumstance of royalty, is but a worm of the dust like myself; but I am to have audience with the King of kings — the Lord of the whole earth. I am about to come into the presence, and to utter the name of Him, at whose...
Page 6 - Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
Page 163 - ... trials, that no man can be happy, except his heart rest in God, and in him alone. I read the law of Moses, and perceived that those Jews are wrong, who despise the word given by God upon the mount Sinai, under thunders and lightnings. I read the prophets and the psalms of David, and was persuaded that those men spake as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
Page 2 - ADVICE TO A YOUNG CHRISTIAN, on the Importance of aiming at an elevated standard of piety. By a Village Pastor. With an Introductory Essay by the Rev. Dr. Alexander, of Princeton, NJ 18mo.
Page 15 - ... East Indies, and many natives of Europe, of course. It was therefore proposed, that at the next meeting, the three young gentlemen first referred to, together with an eminently pious young nobleman of Holland, should each give a particular narrative of the rise and progress of the work of grace in his soul.

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