Letters Addressed to Caleb Strong, Esq., Late Governor of Massachusetts: Showing that Retaliation, Capital Punishments and War are Prohibited by the Gospel, Justified by No Good Principle, Not Necessary to the Safety of Individuals Or Nations : But Incompatible with Their Welfare, Inconsistent with the Christian Character, and Contrary to the Laws of Christ

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Miller & Hutchens, 1818 - 126 Seiten
 

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Seite 121 - Depart from me ye cursed into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels; for I was an hungered and ye gave me no meat ; I was thirsty and ye gave me no drink ; I was a stranger and ye took me not in ; naked and ye clothed me not ; sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Seite 35 - As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.
Seite 96 - Hitherto shall thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed'?
Seite 93 - My kingdom is not of this world, else would my servants fight.
Seite 18 - Resist not evil; but whosoever shall smite thee on the right cheek, turn to him the other also: and if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also: and whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain : love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you and persecute you.
Seite 121 - No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper ; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Seite 98 - O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united! For in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce, and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.
Seite 111 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: But I say unto you, Swear not at all...
Seite 22 - He that will save his life shall lose it, and he that will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
Seite 108 - He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

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