Sermons to Young Women Volume 2

Sermons to Young Women Volume 2

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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. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ...in morals but learn to despise the futility, while you discourage the impudence, of such as-would pretend to talk you out of your religion. Be assure ed they are often empty, and always worthless. If they attempt it in the style of banter, they offer you an affront. If they affect to seem in earnest, to be sorry for your prejudices and sollicitous to remove them by conversation, and by books which they are ready to lend you; a-hundred to one, but, they arc: actuated by. the. worst designs. Flee them-, my fair pupils, flee them with horror, as. tempters and ravagers at the fame instant. By making conscience of sincerely obeying the precepts of the gospel, while you meekly embrace its doctrines, as they appear to you set forth in the scriptures, you will have the witness of its divinity within yourselves. From thence you will be-disposed to choose nd adhere, to those. writers, of whatever corns s more than mere regularity! In the meantime I am fore, that they who perform their first duties, are "much more likely to perform their second also, fhan they who do fliot. Let your attendance be more than what the world calls decent: let it be punctual. IBie that becomes deficient in such punctuality, wffl soon become indifferent about the whole. Having omitted her duty unnecessarily once, a second, and a third time, she will omit it the fourth with less compunction; and ere long will be ready to neglect it without any. It isi wonderful, how soon a fense of futurity dies from the foul. Have you ever known it to 4ive, after the Sabbath was grown into contempt? What multitudes have been forced to date their rum from that period But not to speak of the openly profane, Jo those sanctify the sabbath to whom it is not a delight, who visit ihe house of...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623142
  • 9781236623140