In search of truth, conversations on the Bible and popular theology, for young people, by Amy

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Side 33 - ... asked him why he did not worship the God of heaven. The old man told him that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other god. At which answer Abraham grew so zealously angry, that he thrust the old man out of his tent, and exposed him. to all the evils of the night and an unguarded condition. "When the old man was gone God called to Abraham, and asked him where the stranger was : he replied ' I thrust him away because he did not worship Thee...
Side 90 - He composed such incantations also by which distempers are alleviated. And he left behind him the manner of using exorcisms, by which they drive away demons, so that they never return; and this method of cure is of great force unto this day...
Side 132 - Be what thou seemest, live thy creed ; Hold up to earth the torch Divine ; Be what thou prayest to be made, Let the great Master's steps be thine.
Side 67 - In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
Side 111 - ... play its part, through them, in the redeeming actions of the world, though its body be burnt to ashes or drowned in the deepest sea. There is not an angel added to the Host of Heaven but does its blessed work on earth in those that loved it here. Forgotten...
Side 33 - When Abraham sat at his tent door, according to his custom, waiting to entertain strangers, he espied an old man, stooping and leaning on his staff, weary with age and travel, coming towards him, who was an hundred years of age.
Side 68 - Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good. For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings.
Side 34 - God answered him, I have suffered him these hundred years, although he dishonoured me ; and couldst not thou endure him one night, when he gave thee no trouble ? Upon this, saith the story, Abraham fetched him back again, and gave him hospitable entertainment and wise instruction." Go thou, and do likewise, and thy charity will be rewarded by the God of Abraham.
Side 93 - The imputation of novelty is a terrible charge amongst those who judge of men's heads, as they do of their perukes, by the fashion ; and can allow none to be right, but the received doctrines. Truth scarce ever yet carried it by vote any where at its first appearance: new opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason, but because they are not already common.
Side 62 - Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery.

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