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" Few men ever carried out so fully the injunction, not to let the left hand know what the right hand did, in the quiet and steady outflow of good will and good works, as Mr. "
Letters to Young Ladies - Page 205
by Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1837 - 259 pages
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The Christian Disciple, Volume 5

Liberalism (Religion) - 1817
...unfrequcntly in a way, wherein we shall find it our duty to act upon the spirit of thé scripture injunetion, not to let " the left hand know what the right hand doeth," in our alma deeds. When we reflect that it is rightenusness alone, that truly exalteth a nation, and...
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Scriptural & Philosophical Arguments, Or Cogent Proofs from Reason ...

Peter Buchan - 1824 - 120 pages
...himself ranked with the respectable donors of the poor. In the case of benevolence, we are desired not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth. He who giveth with vain show, and to hurt the tender feelings of the dejected anil downcast that have...
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A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports, and Pastimes, of the Inhabitants ...

Jehoshaphat Aspin - Courtesy - 1825 - 296 pages
...observed the cousin, " we must all applaud his conduct ; for he has strictly adhered to the precept, ' not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth.' Neither is there any act of beneficence, so grateful to the receiver, or so truly ennobling to the...
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Morning Exercises for the Closet: for Every Day in the Year ...

William Jay - Meditations - 1829
...it known : they therefore impart it through the medium of some other — in spite of the admonition, not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth. Some would never give, if the name was not printed. Some connect themselves with public institutions,...
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Corrected Proofs

Horatio Hastings Weld - 1836 - 261 pages
...disposals of property, I have found it safe to consider her my left hand, and to obey the scripture injunction, not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth. The corpse removed to a city building, I hasted to find Burley ; detailed the whole affair, and ended...
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The Scottish Christian Herald

Church history - 1839
...liberality. Her inclination prompted her to do good by stealth, and to remember her Lord's advice, " not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth." The charity of this lady reached not only to the bodies, but the souli of the poor. She thought it...
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The Christian Observatory, Volume 2

Alexander Wilson M'Clure - Christianity - 1848
...they are done, are highly commendable. And just about so far extends that injunction of our Saviour, " not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth." But a modesty which is ostentatious, and a delicacy which sets itself up as a paragon, have as little...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 4

National Sunday school union - 1851
...people are. I can't say but he does good to Hall; but if he does, he sticks very closely to the rule not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth. Judging from what I see of his conduct, I conclude he must have lost out of his Bible the leaves containing...
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Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the Children's Mission to the ...

Children's Mission to the Children of the Destitute - Child welfare - 1850
...out of heaven to grace this occasion. He would remind the children, from this example, of the gospel injunction, not to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth. Amid all the rage and tumult of war, we should trust that these very battle-fields are to be sown with...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 11

Robert Aspland - 1855
...congregations wanting support; and it is the character of charity, where trained in the Christian school, not " to let the left hand know what the right hand doeth." Such was hers. " Blessed is he (or she) that considereth the poor; the Lord will deliver him, or her,...
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