Plan of a Society Established in London ... 1785, for the Support and Encouragement of Sunday Schools Throughout the British Dominions: With a List of the Subscribers, and Extracts of Letters ... Containing Accounts of the Great Utility of the Institution

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Página 82 - And, brethren and fellow-countrymen, if it was ever granted to mortals to trace the designs of Providence, and interpret its manifestations in favor of their cause, we may, with humility of soul, cry out, Not unto us, not unto us, but to thy Name be the praise.
Página 55 - There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die an hundred years old; but the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed.
Página 56 - Sabbath, and indeed of all religious principle, in so large a body of people, as an awful consideration; and, as I have taken charge of the morning duty of this church on Sundays, I conceive myself in duty bound to exert myself to correct this defect. In order to effect this, I am distributing some small tracts, partly procured from the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge, of which I am a member: but your Society would give me great assistance if they could spare me some Testaments and books...
Página 11 - The religious observation of the Christian Sabbath being an essential object with the Society for the Support and Encouragement of Sunday Schools, the exercises of the Scholars on that day shall be restricted to reading in the Bible, and to spelling, as a preparative for it.
Página 12 - take no thought for the morrow," but " cast all your care on Him that careth for you." Commit your souls, bodies, substance, all, to Him, " as unto a merciful and faithful Creator.
Página 70 - When the house was built, it was with stone prepared at the quarry; so that neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron was heard in the temple, while it was being built...
Página 59 - Songs, with metrical Versions from the Psalms, all original compositions, and comprising a great variety of subjects ; being an attempt to form a Hymn Book on an improved plan, and to supply materials for this part of divine worship, corresponding...
Página 12 - GIVE and bequeath the sum of unto the treasurer for the time being of ; the same to be paid within months next after my decease, out of such part only of my personal estate as shall not consist of mortgages or chattels real, in trust to be applied to the uses and purposes of that society, and for which the receipt of such treasurer shall be i sufficient discharge.
Página 9 - Testaments, for the use of the Scholars. XV. The Committee shall be at liberty to order lessons on working-days, where they shall think necessary. XVI. All the Scholars shall attend some place of public worship every Sunday ; but such as their parents may respectively approve.
Página 11 - Hex, of any age, who shall be taught to read, at such times, and in such places, as the Committee by themselves, or other correspondents, shall appoint. II. The Teachers, by direction of the Committee, or their correspondents, shall oblige all who are committed to their charge to attend public worship every Sunday, unless prevented by illness, or other sufficient cause. III. The Teachers shall take care that the Scholars come clean to their respective Schools; and if any Scholars be guilty of lying,...

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