A Plea for the Sabbath-school System: Delivered Feb. 2, 1830, at the Anniversary of the Gettysburg Sunday-School

Printed at the Press of the Theol. Seminary. H. C. Neinstedt, printer., 1830 - 32 páginas

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Página 8 - And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment ; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great : ye shall not be afraid of the face of man ; for the judgment is God's : and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Página 6 - Church folks in adjoining towns to ' come up to the help of the Lord against the mighty;' and soon the house was crowded, the assembly occupying by invitation the pews of the church generally.
Página 30 - ... doubt that inverse causes produce inverse effects. How often does not the principle of sect, exclude the blessed Saviour from our villages and sparsely populated sections of country, in which united Christians might support the gospel ; but cut up into jealous and discordant sects, and hating one another as though each believed a different Christ, all remain destitute of the stated means of grace ! The occasional visits of ministers of different sects serve to confirm each party in its own predilections,...
Página 30 - ... different parts of their public worship, that every part was attended upon every time they met for prayer or preaching ; or that they made a contribution for the poor, or broke bread, every time they met together for public worship ; but that these were performed as often as was convenient and proper. Breaking bread from house to house, and eating their meat with gladness and singleness of heart...
Página 11 - BO obvious from the nature of the case, it is reasonable to expect, that it would receive much attention in the history of the church. That which comes nearest to the modern system of sabbath-schools, is the noble institution of catechetical instruction...
Página 7 - Godliness is profitable unto all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
Página 26 - ... in which they are declared to be as fallible as other men, and are warned against unfaithfulness by all the joys of heaven and all the terrors of hell ? Yet still, if sabbath-schools were generally introduced, and the whole rising generation taught the doctrines of the bible, would...

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