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|Time. APRIL. 16. In all your getting, get understanding. PROVERBS 4:7 NKJV |
Twenty-year-old college student Amy Wu wrote about her aunt who "tends to her
house as if it ... 35 The great rule of moral conduct is, next to God, to respect time.
|It is_ surely curious to analyse what it js so easy to feel, the charm of that |
expression, which is the emanation of moral qualities ; that undefinable ... The
great rule of moral conduct, Lavater said, in his opinion, was, next to God, to
|It is impossible to overstate how vital this work is to the entirety of human culture as it stands in the 21st century.|
|Especially with Respect to the Knowledge and Worship of the One True God : a |
Rule of Moral Duty : and a State of Future Rewards and Punishments. ... In
Greece and Rome, in their best times, there seem to have been some hereditary
notions, derived from their ancestors, and ... and custom, of what is virtuous,
honourable, and praiseworthy, and the contrary ; which had a great effect upon
|shewn from the state of religion in the antient heathen world: especially with |
respect to the knowledge and worship of the one true god: a rule of moral duty:
and a state of ... In, Greece and Rome, in their best times^ there seem to have
been some hereditary notions, derived from their ... custom, of what is virtuous,
honourable, and praiseworthy, and the contrary; which had a great effect upon
|In other words, if there be any such thing as n-itural good and evil, there must be |
moral good and evil ; for actions tending to good must be good, and action'
tending to ... Is'there be a, God, he must will that we should regulate our actions
by, and act consormably to ... Whatever theresore in respect of its internal
obligation may be called a proper rule of conduct, is at the same time a larw, in
the proper and ...
|person to act by this motive, viz. that his action may be good; but man is so |
framed by nature, that he often embraces a false appearance ... will of some
Being whose authority we acknowledge.71 Finally, God's authority is evident
from his infinite wisdom, goodness, and power, ... Whatever therefore in respect
of its internal obligation may be called a proper rule of conduct, is at the same
time a law, in the ...
|God should be regarded as the "highest lawgiver of an ethical commonwealth |
with respect to whom all true duties, hence also the ethical, must be represented
as at the same time his commands." God should also be conceived "as moral
ruler of the world" ... Likewise, cul- tic rules of worship are arbitrary and less
essential than moral "life-conduct." We should have respect for revealed
scriptures. Various ...
|If in these respects the nation falls, if general intelligence, public and private |
virtue sink to that point below which ... We are bound to obey, when the thing
required has no moral character in itself; upon the principle, that obedience, in
this case, ... of nature, or that rule of conduct that requires every moral being to
love God with all the heart, and his neighbor as himself. .... strenuously
maintained them — thus at thesame time both maintainingand denyinglhcse
great truths — when herself ...
|obligation must be the reason which induces God, or makes it obligatory on him, |
to will in respect to the conduct of moral agents, just what he does. 3. ... upon him
as upon his creatures, he has a right, at any time, to make malevolence a virtue,
and benevolence a vice. ... 1f the will of God is the foundation of moral obligation,
he has no standard by which to judge of his own character, as he has no rule, but