Ideals of Life, Or, Wisdom of the Ages: A Series of Wholesome, Practical Topics, on which are Presented the Best Things from More Than Two Hundred Great Thinkers and Actors of All Times

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J.C. Fuller, 1881 - Conduct of life - 600 pages
 

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Page 463 - And he said, This will I do, I will pull down my barns, and build greater, and there will I bestow all my fruits, and my goods. 21 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years, take thine ease, eat, drink and be merry.
Page 482 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Page 321 - But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature.
Page 560 - Praise the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me praise his holy Name. Praise the Lord, O my soul : and forget not all his benefits...
Page 71 - I have lived, sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth: That God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid? We have been assured, sir, in the sacred writings, that 'except the Lord build the House they labour in vain that build it.
Page 536 - ALMIGHTY GOD, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men ; Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandest, and desire that which thou dost promise ; that so, among the sundry and manifold changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be found ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 367 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 381 - Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds ; who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high ; being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.
Page 382 - ... far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that •which is to come : and hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
Page 77 - Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works : shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

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