The Perils of the Nation: An Appeal to the Legislatvre, the Clergy, and High and Middle Classes

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Seeley, Burnside and Seeley, 1843 - Great Britain - 382 pages
On the social evils afflicting the working classes.
 

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Page 159 - thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto. For the poor shall never cease out of the land : therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy in the land.
Page 159 - givest him nought; and he cry unto the Lord against thee, and it be sin unto thee: thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the Lord thy God shall
Page 212 - With all faithful diligence to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrines, contrary to God's word: and to use both public and private monitions and exhortations, as well to the sick as to the whole.
Page 158 - in the book of Deuteronomy :—" If there be among you a poor man, of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates, in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother : but thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely
Page 92 - woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth,
Page 270 - Are you ready, with all faithful diligence to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrine, contrary to God's word; and both privately and openly call upon and encourage others to the same
Page 115 - For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the Lord: I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
Page 212 - to teach and premonish, to feed and provide for the Lord's family ; to seek for Christ's sheep that are dispersed abroad, and for his children who are in the midst of this naughty world.
Page 269 - Will you faithfully exercise yourself in the same Holy Scriptures, and call upon God by prayer for the true understanding of the same ; so as you may be able by them, to teach and exhort with wholesome doctrine, and to withstand and convince the gainsayers
Page 159 - which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother : but thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely

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