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Familiar Scenes, Histories, and Reflections (Classic Reprint)
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Page 85 - Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God : for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man : but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
Page 130 - So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Page 17 - If ye, being evil, know how to give good things to your children ; how much more shall your Father which is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him ? Matt.
Page 81 - Mark the observation," said he, " from the youngest present, only six years old ; for it explains the nature of prayer, of which, perhaps, some of you are ignorant. Many persons repeat words, who never prayed in their lives. My dear boy, I am very glad to find you were afraid to say to God what you could not say truly from your heart : but you may beg of him to give you submission to his will.
Page 81 - The little mourner hastily turned round, and looking at me, exclaimed, " I could not say, Thy will be done,
Page 66 - ... the knowledge of the Lord ' will cover the earth, as the waters cover the sea.
Page 80 - I began experimentally to perceive our Lord's meaning, when he says, ' Except ye receive the kingdom of heaven as a little child, ye shall in no wise enter therein.
Page 81 - I took him by the hand, and pointing to his schoolfellows, "Mark this observation," said I, "from the youngest present, only six years old, for it explains the nature of prayer, of which perhaps some of you are ignorant ; many persons repeat words, who never prayed in their lives. My dear boy, I am very glad to find you were afraid to say to God what you could not say truly from your heart ; but you may beg of him to give you submission to...