The Infant School Teacher's Assistant; Embracing a Course of Moral and Religious Instruction, Adapted to the Minds of the Children, and Designed to Draw Answers from Them

The Infant School Teacher's Assistant; Embracing a Course of Moral and Religious Instruction, Adapted to the Minds of the Children, and Designed to Draw Answers from Them

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...shalt worship the Lord thy God." 17 Where do you think I have read that? 18 God in his book teaches us what he means, when he said, "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them nor serve them." How did I tell you to say this second commandment of God your heavenly Father? 19 Repeat, Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image to worship it. 20 Now can you tell me what your heavenly Father in his second commandment says you must not do? 21 Does he say you must not worship an idol? 22 Do you think either of you could worship an idol even if you have not a graven image to worship? 23 You cannot answer that question. You never worship a graven image, but if you love any thing more than you love God, that thing which you love so much is your idol. Do you understand that? 24 If you love a plaything more than you love God, your kind heavenly Father, that plaything is your idol; and so it is the same to you as if it was a graven image. Think of that, dear children, and then you will know that you can do what God says in his second commandment you must not do. What does he say you must not do? 25 Does He say you must not love any thing more than you love him? 26 Yes, that is what He says in his first commandment, and in his second commandment too. If we love God, will we worship God? 27 Yes, dear children; if we love God, we shall obey him--we shall thank him for his goodness to us--we shall pray to him, and we shall praise him; that is, worship. So if we love God, we shall worship him, and never do what he has in his second commandment said we must not do; we...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236978811
  • 9781236978813