The First Sett of Catechisms and Prayers; Or, the Religion of Little Children Under Seven or Eight Years of Age. Collected Out of the Larger Books of Prayers and Catechisms by I. Watts Volume 4

The First Sett of Catechisms and Prayers; Or, the Religion of Little Children Under Seven or Eight Years of Age. Collected Out of the Larger Books of Prayers and Catechisms by I. Watts Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1779 edition. Excerpt: ... scorn the aged, because I am willing myself to live to be old, and I fliould not like to be scorned; besides, the aged have more wisdom than I: Nor should I scorn the poor nor servants, for they are made of the fame flesh and blood as I am, and perhaps they may be better than I. Scripture. Lev. xix. 32. " Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and sear thy God." Prov. xxiv. 9. The scorner is an abomination to men." Prov.. J in. iii. 34." The Lord scorneth the scorners." Prov. xix. 29. " Judgments are prepared for scorners." 34 What is the fourth mark of pride and haughtiness? A. 4. When I scoff or mock at persons for what is their unhappinefs, and not their fault, whether it be at the poor, or the blind, or the lame, or the crooked, or the miserable. Reason against this Jin. Because scoffing is pride joined with ill-nature: It is a double crime. Beside, I may fall under any of these calamities, and I would not be willing others should scoff at me. Scripture. Prov. xvii. 5. " Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker, and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished." 1 Cor. iv. 7." Who maketh thee to differ from another?" 35 Having gone through the marks of pride and haughtiness, tell me now what is immoderate and sinful anger? A. When I am all in a passion upon every flight occasion, or when I let my anger grow violent or continue long- Reason against this fin. Because a man in a passion is often R. led led to say or do those things which he bitterly repents of afterwards. Scripture. Prov. xiv. 29. " He that is slow to.wrath is of great understanding, but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly." Eccles.vW. 9. " anger...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236536460
  • 9781236536464