The Christian Minister's Affectionate Advice to a New Married Couple

Christian register office, 1824 - 88 páginas
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Página 52 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.
Página 50 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your husbands, as unto the Lord ; for the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the Church, and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore, as the Church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be subject to their own husbands in everything.
Página 46 - Husbands love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it, that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that it should be holy and without blemish. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord...
Página 83 - ... loved them, and washed them from their sins in his own blood, and rejoicing in hope of the glory of God.
Página 78 - I may warrantably rejoice in him as the God of my salvation. I have endeavoured to know him. He has not suffered me to live in a state of indifference towards him. Grace has taught me what I am, and what I want. It has taught me to look for present peace and everlasting happiness, in making the mediation of a crucified Saviour the ground of my trust, and his example the pattern of my conduct : and that grace encourages me to hope for the forgiveness of my sins, through his blood. In this hope of...
Página 63 - And when the queen of Sheba had seen all Solomon's wisdom, and the house that he had built, and the meat of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparel, and his cup-bearers, and his ascent by which he went up unto the house of the Lord, there was no more spirit in her.
Página 79 - I take delight in the thought of seeing you again. " I thank you for all your tenderness, care, and kindness ; — for all your admonitions, reproofs, and counsels ; — for all the candour with which you have interpreted my failings. I am thankful for the example you have been enabled to set me, and for the care you have taken of my sonl.
Página 84 - will you be in the last hour, if you make it the main business of life to know and serve God. We may not all .meet together again here; but be followers of Christ, and we shall meet around his throne in heaven.
Página 69 - God," and they delighted in the society of each other. Their unanimity, their visible though unstudied interchanges of kindness, their peace, and unaffected abstinence from whatever was immoral, had an assimilating influence on their family, and served to give considerable effect to that religious order which they had established. The invisible world being in a great measure habitually before them, they both, in their respective departments, attended to those who were under them (whether children...
Página 81 - Not long after, Paternus entered the room ; to whom, after the customary inquiries were answered, the proposal of Theodosia was mentioned. Paternus was pleased with it. In a little time all were ready. Every domestic was admitted into the chamber. The servants were arranged at some distance from the bed, but in sight of Theodosia, who was raised by pillows, supported by two of her children. Paternus began by reading a portion of the 14th chapter of St. John's Gospel ; to which he added a few reflections,...

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