4 edition of Wise words and quaint counsels of Thomas Fuller found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Augustus Jessopp ....|
|Contributions||Jessopp, Augustus, 1823-1914|
|LC Classifications||PR3461.F8 A6 1892|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxi, 245 p.|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||44012827|
It may be quite true that we find revenge forbidden as directly in the Old Testament as in the New, as, for instance, in Leviticus"Thou shalt not avenge," etc. They at least knew the contents of Scripture; we, who have at our disposal abundance of interpretative help whereby to learn the nature of the Bible and with instructed minds consider its spiritual worth, too often are ignorant both of text and commentary. And he will shew them his covenant. Supposing you fairly in print, there are needed some further counsels. The object of high culture is not to exhibit culture, but its results. II, Page
The truth is that history is one and continuous, the present is organically related to the past, and the division between them in our thought is artificial and perilously misleading. It is not safe to be at odds with the "Ancient of days. From their many devices; their multiplied assaults, be pleased to set me free. Moreover, proverbs are not quite chaotic, for all their natural independence. And such is the goodness of every just man, that he is merciful to his very beast; alas, it cannot declare its wants, nor tell its grievances, otherwise than by mourning in its kind; so that to an honest heart its dumbness is a loud language, crying out for relief. Be noble both in the affluence and the economy of your diction; spare no wealth that you can put in, and tolerate no superfluity that can be struck out.
I am shut up within the wall of thy being; I am encircled within the bounds of thy knowledge. This man, who is named Raphael-his family name is Hythloday 9knows a good deal of Latinand is particularly learned in Creek. There is a mystery about the Divine Omnipresence, which we do not learn to solve, after years of meditation. If so, sure then, my Jesus, I was lost in myself, till found in thee; and therefore my soul is now, and not till now, truly mine, in being wholly thine; so that I can say with confidence, "I lift up my soul unto thee.
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Paul, who saith, "We speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which none of the princes of this world knew. The statue is not more surely included in the block of marble than is all conceivable splendor of utterance in "Worcester's Unabridged.
He ca lled him a knave, a sla nderer, a ribaldand a 'son of perdition' " 9.
If you allow young folk to be abominably brought up and their characters corruptedlittle by little, from childhood; and if then you punish them as grownups for committing crime to which their early training has incl ined themwhat else is this, I ask, but first making them thieves and then punishing them for it?
In the next verse, as if conscious to himself that his prayers were too restrictive, narrow, and niggardly, he enlargeth the bounds thereof, and builds them on a broader bottom, "Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed. The higher spiritual life is necessarily a path which the eagle's eye hath not known, and which the lion's whelp has not travelled; neither natural wisdom nor strength can force a door into this inner chamber.
It provides various penalties for theft over and above restitution, but nowhere death. This is the thing to be removed. There be of them that have left a name behind them, to declare their praises.
Man perfectly known to God. Verse 7. The Lord will deliver us from the cunning devices of our cruel enemy, and even if through infirmity we have fallen into sin, he will not leave us to be utterly destroyed but will pluck us out of our dangerous state; though our feet are in the net, if our eyes are up unto God, mercy certainly will interpose.
They are interesting in many ways, but the development of our subject in this volume will give opportunity for the mention only of a few. A nd so saying, he shook his headmade a wry face, a n d fell silent. They may, those lovely books, have been put out on the stoop for the mice to nest in.
In our own lyceum-audiences there may not be a man who does not yield to his own private eccentricities of dialect, but see if they do not appreciate elegant English from Phillips or Everett! The people of God may be exposed to the lions of hell, and their roarings may grievously affright them; but the soul which is their "darling" is also God's dear one, and therefore they shall be rescued.
Both in its component parts and as a composite whole the Book of Proverbs is an anonymous work. Psalm last clause "Thou hatest all workers of iniquity. Verse 6. It is urged that this subject cannot be treated from the pulpit with the hope of much good. As a child that seeth the mother have an apple in her hand, and it would fain have it, it will come and pull at the mother's hand for it; now she lets go one finger, and yet she holds it, and then he pulls again; and then she lets go another finger, and yet she keeps it, and then the child pulls again, and will never leave pulling and crying till it hath got it from its mother.
Thou knowest it. The point for the moment is that these Jewish proverbs were not gathered haphazard, nor simply as a collection of Jewish proverbs; but for the express purpose of illustrating, developing, and enforcing the conception of Wisdom.
In learning to write availably, a newspaper-office is a capital preparatory school. Rather we may collect David's youth guilty of wantonness from his having so many wives and concubines. Others more remote touch on some aspects of the Book of Job but are hardly to be compared.
Reason have I then, O Lord, not to be dismayed because our sins are many and great. Though thou shouldest give but a glance at my heart, and see me as one sees a passing meteor moving afar, yet thou wouldst by that glimpse sum up all the meanings of my soul, so transparent is everything to thy piercing glance.
It will be seen that our object is wide and deep, and that there are many avenues of approach to it. Moses will fight with odds rather than the cattle shall perish with thirst Exodus 2.
Eyes can generally see what hearts wish.Also available in Wise words and quaint counsels of Thomas Fuller, selected and arranged, with a short sketch of the author’s life, by Augustus Jessop, Oxford: Clarendon Presspage Life out of death.
A sermon by Thomas Fuller, first preached infirst printed in (3) From the person of the Word we are guided to think of His creative work.
The first chapter of Genesis is still present to the mind, but a fuller meaning can now be given to its words.
All things came into existence by means of the pre-existent Word, and of all the. standing shall attain unto wise counsels; 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. Not only the simple and the young, but even the wise, may here gather.
instruction. For a truly wise man is one, not who has attained, but who. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Studies in Life from Jewish Proverbs, by W. A. L. (William Alexander Leslie) Elmslie This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at.
—W.H.J.P. Psalms (PSALMS) PSALM One of the most notable of the sacred hymns. It sings the omniscience and omnipresence of God, inferring from these the overthrow of the powers of wickedness, since he who sees and hears the abominable deeds and words of the rebellious will surely deal with them according to his justice.
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