Robert Raikes: Journalist and Philanthropist: A History of the Origin of Sunday Schools

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1877 - 209 Seiten
 

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Seite 106 - All sacrifices do but speed forward that great day, when the knowledge of the Lord shall cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.
Seite 205 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Seite 117 - THE heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world.
Seite 78 - Farmers and other inhabitants of the towns and villages complain, that they receive more injury in their property on the Sabbath, than all the week besides ; this in a great measure proceeds from the lawless state of the younger class, who are allowed to run wild on that day, free from every restraint.
Seite 129 - They assemble at the house of one of the mistresses, and walk before her to church, two and two, in as much order as a company of soldiers. I am generally at church, and after service they all come round me to make their bow, and, if any animosities have arisen, to make their complaints. The great principle I inculcate...
Seite 178 - Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the Lord your God, and observe to do all the words of this law...
Seite 126 - I believe there were near fifty this morning. They assemble at the house of one of the mistresses, and walk before her to church, two and two, in as much order as a company of soldiers.
Seite 97 - While this was doing, we went to every house in the place, and found every house a scene of the greatest ignorance and vice. We saw but one Bible in all the parish, and that was used to prop a flowerpot.
Seite 58 - This conversation suggested to me that it would be at least a harmless attempt, if it were productive of no good, should some little plan be formed, to check the deplorable profanation of the Sabbath.
Seite 85 - I find these schools springing up wherever I go. Perhaps God may have a deeper end therein than men are aware of. Who knows but some of these schools may become nurseries for Christians ? Tuesday 20, Though it rained much, in the morning we had a good congregation at five.

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