Anecdotes about the Bible


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Pagina 25 - The night is far spent, the day is at hand : let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. 13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day : not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
Pagina 26 - But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.
Pagina 5 - Holy Bible, book Divine ; Precious treasure, thou art mine ; Mine, to tell me whence I came ; Mine, to teach me what I am. 2 Mine, to chide me when I rove ; Mine, to show a Saviour's love ; Mine art thou to guide my feet ; Mine, to judge, condemn, acquit.
Pagina 16 - The uniformity of the copies increased the wonder; informations were given to the police against him as a magician ; his lodgings were searched, and a great number of copies being found, they were seized : the red ink, with which they were embellished, was said to be his blood : it was seriously adjudged that he was in league with the devil ; and if...
Pagina 20 - I have regularly and attentively perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that this volume, independently of its Divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been written.
Pagina 23 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Pagina 10 - There was one of us with him, who said to him, 'Most dear master, there is still one chapter wanting, do you think it troublesome to be asked any more questions ?' He answered, ' It is no trouble. Take your pen and make ready and write fast.
Pagina 43 - Because to the authority of a father I did not oppose the authority of a mother, but that of God. From their earliest years my children have always seen the Bible upon my table. This holy book has constituted the whole of their religious instruction. I was silent that I might allow it to speak.
Pagina 24 - V kind. Murder must include every injury to life; adultery, every injury to purity; and so of the rest. And the moral code is closed and perfected by a command forbidding every improper desire in regard to our neighbours. " I have been thinking," he proceeded, " where did Moses get that law ? I have read history.
Pagina 24 - Of what use can it be to me,' said he, 'when lam not able to read?' '.Yes, it may be of great service to you. You can carry it to your lodgings, and have it read to you; or you can send it to your family, some of whom can read it. It will do good: buy one.

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