A Sermon Preached at the Anniversary of the Devon and Exeter Hospital, August 25, 1818

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W. Baxter, 1819 - Bible - 27 pages
 

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Page 16 - When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it : it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow : that the Lord thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
Page 16 - ... stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands. :"When thou beatest thine olive tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.
Page 26 - For the poor ye have always with you, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good; but me ye have not always.
Page 18 - ... which was in Christ Jesus. Let no form of selfishness so harden my heart, that I shall fail to exercise compassion for the wants and woes of thy creatures. Let me not stop my ears to the cry of the needy, nor turn away my eyes from them that are stricken with misery. And let me not pity only 211 in word and in tongue ; but in deed and in truth...
Page 24 - He that loveth not his brother abideth in death, ver. 18, 19. My little children, let us not love in word and in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
Page 14 - ... condition of a fellow-creature requires it. We may profess to do this in the abstract, but refuse to afford the actual assistance called for in particular instances, because the office is too mortifying to the pride of our feelings or manners. But this is not to love without dissimulation. This is to love in word and in tongue, but not in deed and in truth.
Page 16 - ... to feed the hungry, to give alms to the poor, and to impart liberally from their abundance. — " When thou cuttest down thine harvest in " thy field, and hast forgot 'a sheaf in the field,

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