Visits of mercy; being the journal (second journal)of the stated preacher to the hospital and almshouse, in New-York, Volume 2

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Page 96 - My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue ; but in deed and in truth. And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
Page 123 - God is faithful, who will not suffer" us " to be tempted above that" we " are able ; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that " we
Page 45 - The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock ; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea ; and the way of a man with a maid. 20 Such is the way of an adulterous woman ; she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness.
Page 22 - ... chase and wasted hour, Then leaves him, as it soars on high, With panting heart and tearful eye : So Beauty lures the full-grown child, With hue as bright, and wing as wild ; A chase of idle hopes and fears, Begun in folly, closed in tears. If won, to equal ills betrayed, Woe waits the insect and the maid ; A life of pain, the loss of peace, From infant's play and man's caprice ; The lovely toy so fiercely sought, Hath lost its charm by being caught...
Page 18 - Hear the word of the Lord, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said. Let the Lord be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
Page 57 - Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth. For the Lord, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away...
Page 160 - That it shall be well with the righteous, and ill with the wicked...
Page 22 - why comest thou over the dark-blue wave, to Nuath's mournful daughter ? Why did I not pass away in secret, like the flower of the rock, that lifts its fair head unseen, and strews its withered leaves on the blast...
Page 25 - ... which every tenet of the New Church unites to confirm. To the same purport, though without allusion to the ill consequences of an opposite conduct, is the next citation : " Give all diligence to make your calling and election sure." So, when Peter, says, " If the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear...
Page 165 - States vessel, Hornet, amused himself with chasing a goat between decks. Not in the least terrified by destruction and death all around him, he persisted, till a cannon ball came and took off both the hind legs of the goat ; when seeing her disabled, he jumped astride, her, crying,

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