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Page 86 - For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
Page 117 - Friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be no unpleasing melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death, Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky...
Page 78 - Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Page 78 - For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. He taught me also, and said unto me, "Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
Page 61 - ... the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments, and all other things which a Christian ought to know and believe to his soul's health...
Page 103 - And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
Page 102 - Him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace, according to Thy word : For mine eyes have seen Thy salvation, Which Thou hast prepared before the face of all people ; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of Thy people Israel.
Page 61 - Church, ratify and confirm the same ; and also promise, that by the grace of God they will evermore endeavour themselves faithfully to observe such things, as they, by their own confession, have assented unto.
Page 60 - FORASMUCH as this child hath promised by you his sureties to renounce the Devil and all his works, to believe in God, and to serve Him ; ye must remember that it is your parts and duties to see that this infant be taught, so soon as he shall be able to learn, what a solemn vow, promise, and profession, he hath here made by you.