An address to young persons, after confirmation

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Página 30 - Nevertheless He left not Himself without witness, in that He did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Página 76 - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God ? Be not deceived : neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Página 43 - But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, and do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
Página 64 - ... they cannot serve you ; not in wealth ; you cannot carry it with you ; not in rank ; in the grave there is no distinction ; not in the recollection of a life spent in a...
Página 64 - ... they cannot serve you not in wealth you cannot carry it with you not in rank in the grave there is no distinction not in the recollection of a life spent in a giddy conformity to the silly fashions of a thoughtless and wicked world but in that of a life spent soberly righteously and godly in this present world.
Página 51 - ... in this time, wherein profanity abounds, and mockers, walking after their own lusts, think it strange that others run not with them to the same excess of riot ; every member of this kirk ought to stir up themselves, and one another, to the duties of mutual edification, by instruction, admonition, rebuke ; exhorting one another to manifest the grace of God, in denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, and in living godly, soberly, and righteously, in this present...
Página 71 - ... salvation : your researches into the depths of philosophy are but the triflings of an idle mind, unless they teach you to search out God, to adore his inscrutable perfections, and to regulate all your conduct in obedience to his will. If the condition of. your parents is such as enables them to give you a learned education, it will be a shame for you to disappoint their hopes by idleness and profligacy. You must use diligence in acquiring all the knowledge you can of such branches of study as...
Página 74 - ... meaning. Compare it with a thousand, or with ten thousand, or with ten times ten hundred thousand years, and you will find the longest period you can imagine to be so greatly exceeded by it, as to be absolutely no part of it at all. A grain of sand is a part of the earth, a drop of water is a part of the ocean, but the greatest number of years is no part of eternity.
Página 25 - ... greater richness of detail in the inner circle of the Church. The most ordinary acts of the religious life had a special significance; if they simply broke bread among themselves, it sufficed to call up before their memory the touching scene in the upper chamber, with all that it imported. We see from the eleventh chapter of St. Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians that before the composition of a single one of our Gospels, the account of the institution of the Lord's Supper was fixed in the...
Página 71 - ... your conduct in obedience to his will. If the condition of. your parents is such as enables them to give you a learned education, it will be a shame for you to disappoint their hopes by idleness and profligacy. You must use diligence in acquiring all the knowledge you can of such branches of study as you shall be directed to cultivate ; but you must not suffer the praises you hear bestowed on learning, to induce you to believe that there is nothing more excellent as a qualification ; for piety...

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