A Discourse on the Subject of American Slavery: Delivered in the First Congregational Meeting House, in Mendon, Mass., July 4, 1837

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I. Knapp, 1837 - 88 strani

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Stran 77 - Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God and went to God, riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments, and took a towel and girded himself. After that, he poureth water into a
Stran 76 - but it shall not lie so among you ; but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; and whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant—even as the Son of man came, not
Stran 74 - Hear the message of the angels to the shepherds of Bethlehem—' Fear not: behold, we bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be unto all people; for unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Stran 20 - slave, it should always be a sufficient one that his child is present. But generally it is not sufficient. The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller
Stran 75 - Neither be ye called masters ; for one is your Master even Christ. But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant ; and whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he
Stran 20 - see this, and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal- This quality is the germ of all education in him. From his cradle to his grave he is learning to do what he sees others do. If a parent
Stran 78 - ye should do as I have done. Verily, verily, I say unto you, the servant is not greater than his Lord, neither he that is sent greater than he who sent him. If ye know these things,
Stran 78 - made himself of no reputation, and took on him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of man : and being found in fashion as a man, humbled himself and became obedient unto death,
Stran 21 - Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep for ever; that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is among possible events: that it may become probable by supernatural interference ! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.
Stran 20 - The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions; the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other.

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