The Young Man's Friend

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byArtemas Bowers Muzzey

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1838. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. RELIGION. Cannot a Young Man dispense with it-- Religion not an unpleasant Subject -- Prepares us for Old Age -- An advantage in our Secular Affairs --Teaches Selfknowledge, and a correct estimate of the World -- A support in Trouble, and in the prospect of Death Friendly to the culture of our Noblest Powers -- Conditions -- Bright Views -- Three classes uninterested In it; those who think it needless; those who valu» it, but not for themselves; and the thoughtless -- All hope for its rewards, an harvest without seed--Means --The Truth -- The Sabbath ; its observance vital to Christianity -- Benevolent Operations of the Age. It may be the opinion of some, who have perused the preceding pages, that I have already completed all the instructions needful to prepare young men for every effort and prospect before them. The value of a pure Moral Character, the peculiar Dangers of Youth, their Duties to Home, and to Society and their Country, have been now, as far as our limits would permit, expounded and enforced. " Should I come up to the standard there raised, what more," the young man may ask, " can I need? My armor will then be entire." Not so says the Son of God. For we have part of a conversation on this very point, between him and a young man who came, with the view of himself just expressed, to inquire of Jesus, " what he should do to inherit eternal life." It was an occasion to draw forth from him, who could so well unfold it, a declaration of the whole duty of man. To his question Jesus replies, " if thou wilt enter into life, keep the Commandments. All these have I kept," was the answer, " from my youth up." Jesus then beholding him, could not but " love" him for his strict obedience to the moral law. But still he said to him, " one thing th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1838. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. RELIGION. Cannot a Young Man dispense with it-- Religion not an unpleasant Subject -- Prepares us for Old Age -- An advan...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217292240

ISBN - 13:9780217292245

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