A History of the Origin and Progress of Adult Schools: with an Account of Some of the Beneficial Effects Already Produced on the Moral Character of the Labouring Poor: Also, Considerations on the Important Advantages of which They are Likely to be Productive to Society at Large
Reprinted, and sold by S. Wood, 1815 - 127 pàgines
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Pàgina 37 - For the Lord shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
Pàgina 121 - In him was life, and the life was the light of men ; and the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John ; the same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
Pàgina 120 - For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it...
Pàgina 22 - Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him ? 6 But ye have despised the poor.
Pàgina 37 - Lord, according as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue : whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises : that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
Pàgina 98 - And behold, it shall come to pass that my servants shall be sent forth to the east and to the west, to the north and to the south; 64.
Pàgina 119 - But the righteousness which is of faith, speaketh on thte wise ; Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above.) Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it? — The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart...
Pàgina 21 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor : The Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; And he shall be blessed upon the earth : And Thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.
Pàgina 119 - But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit; for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him ? Even so, the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.
Pàgina 93 - Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden ; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.