An Inquiry Into the Consistency of Popular Amusements with a Profession of Christianity

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Wm. Riley, Church-street, 1825 - 183 páginas
 

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Página 135 - For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks?
Página 2 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Página 137 - Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no ^ flesh while the world standeth, * lest I make my brother to offend.
Página 98 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Página 134 - But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not, for his sake that shewed it and for conscience...
Página 180 - Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness...
Página 137 - It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.
Página 51 - The disgust which vice gives him at first soon wears off, to make way for new notions, more liberal, in his opinion, by which a sovereign contempt of religion, and a declared war upon the chastity of wives, maids, and widows, are converted from being infamous vices to be fashionable virtues. The infection spreads gradually through all ranks and becomes universal. How gladly would I listen to any one who should undertake to prove that what I have been describing is chimerical ! But the dissoluteness...
Página 83 - Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Página 126 - And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith : for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.

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