Encouragements to Religious Effort: A Sermon Delivered at the Request of the American Sunday School Union, May 25, 1830. ...

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American Sunday School Union., 1830 - 69 strani
 

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Stran 23 - bitterly, the inhabitants thereof— because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty." " And when Jesus was come near, he beheld the city (Jerusalem,) and wept over it saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong to thy
Stran 3 - aware that at about the period of the Reformation, great changes were wrought in the physical condition of man. The discovery of America, and of a passage to India by the Cape of Good Hope, and of the use of the mariner's compass, opened exhaustless fountains of wealth to commerce and manufactures.
Stran 25 - an eternal sleep. I should rather fear, that neither of these woes would fill up the measure of our cup of trembling; but that some strange ministration of wrath more terrific than eye hath seen, or ear heard, or the heart of man conceived, was yet treasured up among the hidden things of the Almighty, to be
Stran 35 - Resolved, THAT THE AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION, IN RELIANCE UPON DIVINE AID, WILL, WITHIN TWO YEARS, ESTABLISH A SUNDAY SCHOOL IN EVERY DESTITUTE PLACE WHERE IT IS PRACTICABLE, THROUGHOUT THE VALLEY OF THE MISSISSIPPI. The
Stran 32 - of inviolable justice, and eternal truth. But more than all, it is implanting in the bosoms of millions of immortal souls," that knowledge which is able to make them wise unto salvation, through the faith that is in Christ Jesus.
Stran 14 - most successfully cultivated by men who had no belief in the Christian religion. And yet, reasoning from unquestionable facts in the history of man, they have incontrovertibly proved that the precepts of Jesus Christ, in all their simplicity, point out the only rules of conduct, in obedience to which, either nations or
Stran 61 - to establish within two years, a Sunday School in every destitute place, where it is practicable, throughout the Valley of the Mississippi, and
Stran 34 - and in the use of all the means which God has placed in our power, let us labour to bring this world into immediate subjection to the Redeemer—or let us cease to pray " Thy kingdom come." May God enable us to act worthily; and to his name shall be the glory in Christ. Amen.

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