The Miller, The Camel, And A Reason Not To Sin Even In The Least.

The Arabs have a fable about The Miller and theCamel, which illustrates very well the importance of minding Proverbs 1:10. The fable says, that one day in winter the miller was sleeping in his house when he was awakened by a noise. On looking up he saw a camel who had thrust his nose through…

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A Defense Against Temptation

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. Proverbs 1:10 This verse, in brief compass and transparent terms, reveals the foe and the fight. It warns us of the danger that assails us, and suggests the method of defense. The danger is, “If sinners entice thee.” There are enticers and enticements, the fowler and…

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Directions For The Spending Of Every Day With God

It somewhat tends to make a holy life more easy to us, when we know the ordinary course and method of our duties, and everything falls into its proper place; as it helps the farmer or tradesman to know the ordinary course of his work, that he need not go out of it, unless in…

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How To Conquer That Temper Of Yours – 7 Hints.

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let…

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11 Maxims Against Sin

Abstain from every form of evil. – 1 Thessalonians 5:22 The maxims on sin, I have gleaned as opportunity offered, partly from books, partly from the conversation of friends. I wish they may be remembered by my children, and prove profitable to them in the hour of temptation. 1. “It is the mischievous property of…

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6 Hints For Avoiding Sin

In order to avoid sin— 1. Do not run in the path of temptation. 2. Maintain a constant watch and fear of sin. 3. Beware of pride and presumption. 4. Avoid and abhor slothfulness. 5. Remember, all strength and grace are in Christ. By faith and prayer look to Him for them. 6. Continually seek…

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