Christian Self-culture; Or Counsels For The Beginning And Progress Of A Christian Life

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byLeonard Bacon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862. Excerpt: ... FREEDOM SELF-GOVERNED. "But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumbling-block to them that are weak. For if any man see thee, who hast knowledge, sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not the conscience of him who is weak be emboldened to eat those things which are offered to idols; and through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish for whom Christ died?" 1 Cor. viii. 9-11. "You know that in the races of the stadium, though all may run, yet but one can gain the prize;--(so run that you may win.) And every man who strives in the matches, trains himself by all manner of self-restraint; yet they do it to win a crown of fading leaves,--we a crown that can not fade. I, therefore, run not like the racer who is uncertain of his goal; I fight, not as the pugilist who strikes out into the air; but I bring my body into bondage, crushing it with heavy blows, lest, perchance, having called others to the contest, I should myself fail shamefully of the prize." 1 Cor. ix. 24-27. Conybeare's version. "Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea.... But with many of them God was not well pleased; for they were overthrown in the wilderness. Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things as they also lusted.... Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.... All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not." 1 Cor. x. 1, 6, 6,12, 23. "Giving all diligence add... to knowledge temperance." 2 Pet. i. 5, 6. CHAPTER VI. FREEDOM SELF-GOVERNED. One-sidedness. Two sorts of one-sided men at Corinth. Knowledge without temperance t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862. Excerpt: ... FREEDOM SELF-GOVERNED. "But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumbling-block to them that are weak. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217812260

ISBN - 13:9780217812269

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