Sermons; In The Order Of A Twelvemonth by Nathaniel Langdon FrothinghamSermons; In The Order Of A Twelvemonth by Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham

Sermons; In The Order Of A Twelvemonth

byNathaniel Langdon Frothingham

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...he may employ to their hurt; will throw them into a state that makes them dependent upon his will. He has prevailed in a contest, and is at liberty to pursue his triumph as far as he chooses. Retaliation for an affront or a wrong is placed within his reach, and he may prosecute it to his full content. He can do as he pleases with this weak one who cannot resist, or this proud one who is now in his power. Let that pleasure be charity. Do not stand upon the furthest limit of your claim. Do not exact to the utmost. Refrain and spare. Forgive and set free. Be ashamed to oppress. Be afraid even to seem to be vindictive. Make no ungenerous use of whatever superiority you may possess. " With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again." He shall receive an unrelenting judgment, whose own has been so; who follows but his selfishness and is stopped by no touch of fellow-feeling. Finally, be forbearing with the unreasonable, with the unfriendly. Abate something of even a just resentment. It is the soft answer that turns away wrath. It is the good deed that reproves and repels the bad one. It is the subdued temper that overcomes at last. Forbear with the lips, when their speech would irritate. Forbear with the hand, when its action would be violent. Forbear with the very thoughts, when they are hastening into heat and malignity. Forbear towards the ignorant and foolish,--for they know no better. Forbear towards the guilty,--for their consciences are their accusers, and their misdeeds are preparing for them their worst chastisement. By the patient restrictions that we apply to ourselves, and by at least one stripe less than we might that we lay on others, we shall be known to have " been with Jesus." How much better known in this way than...
Title:Sermons; In The Order Of A TwelvemonthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021755248X

ISBN - 13:9780217552486