An Appeal in Favor of Sunday Schools: With Directions for Their Management, &c. Compiled Principally from Recent and Approved Publications

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Barnum Field, 1824 - 59 páginas

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Página 41 - And he that putteth his hand to the plough and looketh back, is not fit for the kingdom of heaven ; but he that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved.
Página 25 - If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
Página 59 - Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the Lord.
Página 49 - ... gives predominance to the principle of hope in the bosom of man, seems to be a preparation for that temper, which displays itself by " looking not at the things which are seen and temporal, but at the things which are unseen and eternal.
Página 53 - ... to him ; and that a number of teachers spread over any given neighbourhood on this principle, is armed, in consequence of it, with a much higher moral power, over the habits and opinions of the rising generation. Let a small portion of the town, with its geographical limits, be assigned to such a teacher. Let his place of instruction be within this locality, or as near as possible to its confines. Let him restrain his attentions to the children of its families— sending forth no invitations...
Página 8 - And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages.
Página 10 - And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart. And thou shall teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt speak of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Página 29 - God ; as bearing an intimate connection with the unseen world; and as ultimately intended to people the realms of glory with " the spirits of just men made perfect." To judge of their value by any lower estimate : to view them merely as adapted to the perishing interests of mortality, is to cast...
Página 37 - God 118 loves the prayers of his people, and especially delights in the prayers of pious benevolence. Importune him therefore, to bless your efforts. Confess to him that the work of conversion is all his own, Hang the interests of the school upon his arm, and lay them down in the light of his countenance.
Página 36 - ... Rather let him blush if he has indulged a thought so ungenerous, as that of throwing the weight of his labour upon another, who has no more interest in the matter than himself. The welfare of the School may be said with truth, to depend more upon the promptitude of the teacher to his appointments than upon his abilities ; for by regular attendance a person will soon become qualified to fill the place allotted him, while neglect renders the more able almost useless. It may therefore be confidently...

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