The Golden Rule: Or, The Royal Law of Equity Explained ...
Samuel Roycroft, 1688 - Christian ethics - 90 pages
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Page 89 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 35 - ... the light of the world, and the leaven to leaven the corrupt mass.1 We simply observe that the power of the Saviour is not compulsory.
Page 86 - and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the " poor : and the caufe which I knew not I fearched
Page 86 - I deliv" ered the poor that cried ; and the fatherlefs, and " him that had none to help him. The bleffing of " him that was ready to perifh came upon me : and " I caufed the widow's heart to fing for joy.
Page 87 - Joseph received from his brethren ? but he scarcely mentions the crime : so eager is he to announce the pardon. David says, ' They rewarded me evil for good ; but as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. Stephen, dying under a shower of stones, prays for his enemies : ' Lord, lay not this sin to their charge.
Page 20 - Jove the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy foul, and with all thy mind. This is the fir ft and great commandment.
Page 83 - If ye forgive men their trefpaffes, your heavenly father will alfo forgive your trtfpaffes ; but if ye forgive not men their trefpaffes, neither will your heavenly Father forgive your treffaffes.
Page 89 - Soul , when. he iefought us and we would not hear , therefore is this diflrefs come upon us.
Page 33 - But when our Saviour came, that Wall of Partition was pulled down , and all the World were made one People*,- and from that time efpecially this Rule of Univcrfal Equity takes place without Exception.