The Christianity of Stoicism: Or, Selections from Arrian's Discourses of Epictetus. Translated by Mrs. Carter, Etc

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J. Evans, 1822 - 212 pages
 

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Page 28 - Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.
Page 61 - And we beseech thee give us that due sense of all thy mercies that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful and that we may show forth thy praise not only with our lips but in our lives; by giving up ourselves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days...
Page 28 - I should utterly have fainted : but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. 16 O tarry thou the Lord's leisure : be strong, and he shall comfort thine heart; and put thou thy trust in the Lord.
Page 22 - JF a person could be persuaded of this principle as he ought, that we are all originally descended from God, and that he is -the father of gods and men ; I conceive he never would think...
Page 78 - You are distinguished from wild beasts: you are distinguished from cattle. Besides, you are a citizen of the world, and a part of it ; not a subservient, but a principal part.
Page 60 - Make use of me for the future as thou wilt. I am of the same mind ; I am equal with thee. I refuse nothing which seems good to thee. Lead me whither thou wilt. Clothe me in whatever dress thou wilt.
Page xxii - I would be found studying this, that I may be able to say to God, " Have I transgressed thy commands ? Have I perverted the powers, the senses, the preconceptions which thou hast given me?
Page 77 - When, then, you have shut the doors and made darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not; but God is within, and your Demon is within, and what need have they of light to see what you are doing?
Page 167 - If Evil were thy Deeds, repenting mourn, And let thy Soul with strong Remorse be torn. If Good, the Good with Peace of Mind repay, And to thy secret Self with Pleasure say, Rejoice, my Heart, for all went well to Day.

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