A Short Commentary, with Strictures, on Certain Parts of the Moral Writings of Dr. Paley & Mr. Gisborne: To which are Added, as a Supplement, Observations on the Duties of Trustees and Conductors of Grammar Schools, and Two Sermons on Purity of Principle and the Penal Laws

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Thomas Pearson, 1797 - 274 pages

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Page 81 - Your new moons and your appointed feasts My soul hateth: they are a trouble unto Me; I am weary to bear them. And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide Mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Page 78 - Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days : which are a shadow of things to come ; but the body is of Christ.
Page 264 - He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.
Page 102 - A claimant here enters into the produce, who contributed no assistance whatever to the production. When years, perhaps, of care and toil have matured an improvement; when the husbandman sees new crops ripening to his skill and industry ; the moment he is ready to put his sickle to the grain, he finds himself compelled to divide his harvest with a stranger.
Page 60 - Works done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ ; neither do they make men meet to receive grace, or, as the...
Page 263 - For the poor shall never cease out of the land : therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.
Page 90 - Or should it be found impossible to restrain the license of human disquisitions, it must be acknowledged, that the doctrine of obedience ought alone to be inculcated, and that the exceptions, which are rare, ought seldom or never to be mentioned in popular reasonings and discourses.
Page 262 - And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt : therefore I command thee to do this thing.
Page 254 - Voltaire, an author ftill more " fafhionable and more pernicious than himfelf, " would confine himfelf to fuch harmlefs topics as " rhetoric and ftyle; for his book on Crimes and
Page 59 - WORKS done before the grace of Chrift, and the infpiration of his Spirit, are not pleafant to God ; forafmuch as they fpring not of faith in Jefus Chrift, neither do they make men meet to receive grace...

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