The Prospects of Britain

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Adam Black, 1831 - 101 pages
 

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Page 24 - Ye have seen what I did unto the ' Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and ' brought you unto myself. Now therefore, if ye will obey ' my voice Indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be ' a peculiar treasure unto me above all people : for all the ' earth is mine : and ye shall be unto me a kingdom of
Page 16 - And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve ; whether the gods which your fathers served, that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell : but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
Page 25 - ... wings, and brought you unto myself. Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people : for all the earth is mine : And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.
Page 18 - Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things ; therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things : and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.
Page 17 - Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee: 46 And they shall be upon thee for a sign and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever.
Page 24 - And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell' the children of Israel ; Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought you unto myself.
Page 22 - ... the Most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Page 1 - An unseen power is smiting the idol of human dominion at its base. The feet on which it rests are broken, the iron and the clay are literally separating. The composite governments which resulted from the union of barbarian conquerors and Roman subjects have lost the cement that bound them, and are crumbling into dust.
Page 68 - College propose to give yearly exhibitions to the three candidates who stand highest on the admission examination. The students are regarded as young men who have consciously devoted themselves to a great work in the service of God, and for the good of their country. They are therefore expected to conduct themselves in a manner worthy of their profession. The discipline and rules of the College impose upon them only such restrictions as are necessary for the welfare of the body of which they are...
Page 49 - The balance, if we might speak as neutral persons, seems rather to incline against them in theory. On the other hand, the experience we have of the inadequacy of Dissenters to supply fit teachers over a large extent of country, pleads strongly in favour of establishments, as useful auxiliaries at least, especially when they are divested of circumstances not essential to them. There is great injustice in making any individual pay for the support of opinions which he deems to be erroneous ; and equal...

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