The Sunday School Teacher's Guide
P.W. Gallaudet, at the New-York Sunday School Union Depository, and theological bookstore, 49 Fulton-Street. J. Seymour, print., 1818 - 177 pages
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Page 66 - And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: and he saith unto him, Friend, how earnest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants. Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Page 30 - For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called; but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world, to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world, to confound the things which are mighty...
Page 78 - Whose adorning, let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the orna-ment of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 133 - Spirit sealed the impression upon her heart, in characters never to be effaced. Providence removed her from beneath thy care before the fruit of thy labour was visible. The seed, however, had taken root, and it was the business of another to water what thou didst sow. Cherished by the influence of heaven, the plant of religion flourished in her heart, and shed its fragrance upon her character. Piety after guarding her from the snares of youth, cheered her amidst the accumulated trials of an afflicted...
Page 16 - I asked an inhabitant whether those children belonged to that part of the town, and lamented their misery and idleness. Ah ! sir, said the woman to whom I was speaking, could you take a view of this part of the town on a Sunday, you would be shocked indeed, for then the street is filled with multitudes of these wretches, who, released on that day from employment, spend their time in noise and riot, playing at chuck...
Page 17 - I could wish you were here to make inquiry into the effect. A woman, who lives in a lane where I had fixed a school, told me, some time ago, that the place was quite a heaven upon Sundays, compared to what it used to be. "The numbers who have learned to read and say their catechism are so great that I am astonished at it. Upon the Sunday afternoon the mistresses take their scholars to church — a place into which neither they nor their ancestors ever entered with a view to the glory of God.
Page 20 - Farmers and other inhabitants of the towns and villages complain that they receive more injury in their , property on the Sabbath than all the week besides ; this in a great measure proceeds from the lawless state of the younger class, who are allowed to run wild on that day, free from every restraint.
Page 16 - This conversation suggested to me, that it would be at least a harmless attempt, if it were productive of no good, should some little plan be formed to check this deplorable profanation of the Sabbath. I then...
Page 28 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, And it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
Page 143 - I say unto you, .that inasmuch as you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.