Sketches of the History of Man: In Two Volumes, Volume 2
W. Creech, 1774 - Civilization - 519 pages
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Page 474 - And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Page 155 - Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?
Page 460 - Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 472 - And when Abraham saw that the Man blessed not God, he said unto him, Wherefore dost thou not worship the most high God, Creator of Heaven and Earth?
Page 473 - Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not ; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth : for God hath received him.
Page 407 - Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, And bow myself before the high God? Shall I come before him with burnt-offerings, With calves of a year old ? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, Or with ten thousands of rivers of oil ? Shall I give my first-born for my transgression, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul...
Page 436 - Verily I say unto you, in as much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Page 449 - And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the Sabbath day, and said unto the people. There are six days in which men ought to work in them therefore come and be healed; and not on the Sabbath day...
Page 407 - Lord be pleafed with thoufands of rams, or with ten thou" fands of rivers of oil ? fhall I give my firft-born for my tranfgref" fion, the fruit of my body for the fin of my foul ? He hath " fhewed thee, O man, what is good : and what doth the Lord " require of thee, but to do juftly, to love mercy, and to walk "humbly with thy God?
Page 255 - ... and what we ought to do and what we ought not to do, whoever came into the world without having an innate idea of them?