The Bible in the Counting-house: A Course of Lectures to Merchants

Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1853 - 408 Seiten

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Seite 254 - A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Seite 226 - Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten. Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the Last Days.
Seite 94 - He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Seite 347 - Wants not her hidden lustre, gems and gold ; Nor want we skill or art, from whence to raise Magnificence...
Seite 167 - And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness : for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Seite 135 - Go to now, ye that say, To-day or to-morrow we will go into such a city and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain : whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life ? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.
Seite 95 - He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretyship is sure.
Seite 212 - Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth : and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
Seite 350 - And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Seite 401 - But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment : yea, I judge not mine own self. For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified : but He that judgeth me is the Lord.

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