A Present from a Pastor to His Young Parishioners: In Ten Discourses; Urging Upon Them an Early and Earnest Attention to Religion

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W. Crosby, 1844 - Youth - 328 pages
 

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Page 186 - Rejoice, O young man in thy youth ; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes ; but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 102 - Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, While the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, When thou shall say, I have no pleasure in them...
Page 213 - Marvel not at this, for the hour is coming in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth, they that have done good to the resurrection of life, and they that have done evil to the resurrection of damnation.
Page 320 - Wisdom for a man's self is in many branches thereof a depraved thing, It is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall. It is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made room for him. It is the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour. But that which is specially to be noted is, that those which, as Cicero says of Pompey, are sui amantes sine rivali, are many times unfortunate.
Page 157 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks ; till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Page 73 - The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage: but they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage: neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels ; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
Page 101 - Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near...
Page 156 - And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding, 8 Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house...
Page 265 - For all flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
Page 111 - Wilt thou not from this time cry unto Me : — " My father, Thou art the guide of my youth?

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