God's Charge Unto Israel: A Sermon Preached Before His Honor Samuel T. Armstrong, Lieutenant Governor, the Honorable Council, and the Legislature of Massachusetts, at the Annual Election, on Wednesday, January 6, 1836

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第 66 頁 - ... honor, public worth in proportion to its eminence, — a people ever ready to shower with liberal hand the rewards which are due to lofty, unswerving and devoted patriotism. His Excellency is too well versed in the study of the ancients to have forgotten the memorable maxim of an illustrious sage — "That a people will be then well governed, when rulers shall become philosophers, or when philosophers shall be made rulers.
第 33 頁 - Draco, which were so severe that they were said to be written in blood, — adjudging the sternest punishments to even trivial offences — defeated their own aims.
第 11 頁 - Still worse does this become, when he says, " then at that time we will declare there shall be no more wars ; barbarism shall give way to Christianity ; the spear shall be beaten into the pruning hook ; slavery and serfdom shall cease ; and man shall sit down under his own vine and fig tree, having none to molest or make him afraid.
第 70 頁 - Lord 69 hath pitched and not man," — and join the convocation of the wise and good, collected from out of all ages, — heirs in common of an immortal heritage — the "Jerusalem which is above and FREE, the mother of us all.
第 31 頁 - God's hand shortened, that it cannot save, nor his ear heavy, that he cannot hear.
第 34 頁 - Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinances of God ; and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
第 22 頁 - It is r ith nations as with individuals, that prosperity, though ardently coveted, is often perverted into the means of harm. It is the parent of vice ; and developes, even where it does not engender, many germs of mischief. In the long festival of peace which has smiled upon us, the very sunshine of our fortunes has hatched out a pernicious brood of evils. The political atmosphere is becoming charged with noxious miasmata, which threaten grievous distempers to society. The...
第 7 頁 - who holdeth the waters in the hollow of His hand," and who can at any time make the "storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.
第 16 頁 - Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given ; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.
第 44 頁 - ... ordained for men on earth and angels in heaven. And in all our gettings, let us get divine wisdom. In all our schemings, let us scheme as creatures of God and heirs of eternity. In all our conditions — ruling or ruled — let us walk in the fear and seek the blessing of One, who alone can " speak concerning a nation to build and to plant," or " to pluck up, pull down and destroy it.