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Christian charity, the perfection of every moral system

Brown, Clark

Christian charity, the perfection of every moral system

illustrated in a sermon, delivered at Northfield, Massachusetts, before the officers and brethren of the Harmony Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons in that town, jointed by the Republican Lodge from Greenfield: on the festival of St. John, the Baptist; June 24th. 1799. --A.L. 5799.

by Brown, Clark

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Published by by Thomas Dickman. in Printed at Greenfield, Massachusetts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freemasons -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Christian life.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Clark Brown, A.M. Minister of the Christian Congregational Church and Society in Brimfield.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 35249.
    ContributionsFreemasons. Harmony Lodge (Northfield, Mass.), Freemasons. Republican Lodge (Greenfield, Mass.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination31, [1] p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14568718M

    In giving a summary of what constitutes the true knowledge of God, This chapter is connected with Book 1., chap. 1 and 2, and with Book 2, chap. 1—6. See also Book 2, chap. 2 sec. we showed that we cannot form any just conception of the character of God, without feeling overawed by his majesty, and bound to do him service. There is a standard of morality for Mankind. It is that which has been demonstrated and delivered to us by God. Paul reminded young Timothy the importance of the Scriptures, in 2 Tim. , "All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for re-proof, for correction, for TRAINING IN RIGHTEOUSNESS; that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work."Author: Scott Coltrain.

    The commentaries of the Fathers on St. Paul offer a complete treatise on every phase of faith, hope and charity; and St. Augustine's Enchiridion (or Manual of the Christian Religion) was always. "Daniel Westberg's Renewing Moral Theology makes a strong argument for the significance of Thomas Aquinas's 'virtue ethics' for contemporary Christian ethics. Not simply a historical account, Westberg's book is a new text in the tradition of Anglican moral theology. His discussion is deliberately ecumenical, bringing Thomas into conversation with Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant partners.

      But when moral order, representative government, and free enterprise have been in relative equilibrium in Christian societies, as they have been in much of the West during the last two centuries, more people in more places have been lifted out of slavery, famine, poverty, squalor, ignorance, and drudgery than at any other time in the history of. What redeems it from pettiness in this book is the scope of power and of usefulness to be seen in Franklin himself, who set these standards up in all seriousness and candor for his own life." See Galatians, chapter V, for the Christian plan of moral perfection. [72] Nothing so likely to make a man's fortune as virtue.—Marg. note.


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