Collected Sentences

It is a dangerous thing to treat with a temptation, which ought at first to be rejected with disdain and abhorrence. The garrison that sounds a parley is not far from being surrendered. Those that would be kept from harm must keep out of harm’s way. See Proverbs 14:7,19:27. Matthew Henry

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It is the duty of children to be very tender of their parents’ comfort, and to be afraid of every thing that may be an occasion of grief to them. Thus the love that descended first must again ascend, and something must be done towards a recompense for their care. Gen. 44:34 – Matthew Henry

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A Christian All Over

A young man had situation as clerk in a merchandise house, in one of our large cities. In writing home to his mother one day he said : ” I have been connected in business at different times, with a number of merchants, all of themmembers of Christian Churches; but, I must say, that Mr.…

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Satan tempted Eve, that by her he might tempt Adam; so he tempted Job by his wife, and Christ by Peter. It is his policy to send temptations by unsuspected hands, and theirs that have most interest in us and influence upon us. Matthew Henry

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Religion does not destroy good manners, and it is prudence to speak respectfully to those at whose mercy we lie: titles of honour to those that are entitled to them are not flattering titles. Gen. 44:18 – Matthew Henry

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A Christian in Little Things

A boy, named Willie, was about twelve years old. One winter there was a good deal of religious interest in the Church which he attended. Williehad been trying to be a Christian for some time. The season for Confirmation in that Church was approaching, and he expressed an earnest desire to be confirmed, and join…

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Even in those afflictions wherein we apprehend ourselves wronged by men yet we must own that God is righteous, and finds out our iniquity. Gen. 44:16 – Matthew Henry

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Collected Sentences

Leaders and or businessmen… “ought to acquire and maintain an easiness of manner, a suavity of address, and a gentlemanly deportment; without which the livest talents and the most valuable mental acquirements are often incapable of realizing the brilliant expectations which they induce their possessor to form.” Unknown

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Business: Mistaking Mere Activity For Energy.

There are some men, whose failure to succeed in life is a problem to others, as well as themselves. They are industrious, prudent and economical; yet, after a long life of striving, age finds them still poor. They complain of ill luck. They say fate is always against them. But fact is, they miscarry because…

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