A sermon, on the advantages which man derives from woman; with hints to the single and married of both sexes, in relation to conjugal duties, Volume 27

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W. Barnes, Bookseller, 1806 - 20 pages

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Page 2 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 15 - 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 the church: for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Page 16 - But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 11 - Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled : but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Page 12 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Page 10 - Adam : not made out of his head, to top him; not out of his feet to be trampled upon by him; but out of his side to be equal with him; under his arm, to be protected; and near his heart to be beloved.
Page 16 - And be. *' fides this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, " and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, " and to temperance patience, and to patience godlinefs, " and to godlinefs brotherly kindnefs, and to brotherly
Page 11 - He who says, or lives as if he thought, that it is " good for man to be alone," gives the lie to his Maker ; sins agains the constitution of his nature, dishonours his parents ; defrauds another of one of the justest rights of humanity, and in a case too where it is impossible so much as to complain ; and exposes himself to commit offences against society which are not to be mentioned in this place.

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