Rosamond: Or, A Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of an American Female Under the Popish Priests, in the Island of Cuba, with a Full Disclosure of Their Manners and Customs

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Leavitt, Lord, 1836 - 292 páginas

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Página 264 - Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind...
Página 265 - Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances, (touch not; taste not ; handle not ; which all are to perish with the using ;) after, the commandments and doctrines of men ? Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body ; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.
Página 41 - So live, that, when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan, which moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Página 273 - But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Página 264 - Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of a holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days : 17 Which are a shadow of things to come ; but the body is of Christ.
Página 97 - Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow : for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Página 274 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Página 185 - But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
Página 174 - A dust dug from the bowels of the earth, Which, being cast into the fire, came out A shining thing that fools admired, and called A god ; and in devout and humble plight Before it kneeled, the greater to the less ; And on its altar sacrificed ease, peace, Truth, faith, integrity ; good conscience, friends, Love, charity, benevolence, and all The sweet and tender sympathies of life...
Página 131 - This people draweth nigh unto Me with their mouth, and honoreth Me with their lips ; but their heart is far from Me.

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