What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects
Joseph Andrews Warne
No preview available - 2016
abuse according action activity advantages afford animal appears arrangement become Benevolence body brain called cause character circumstances combination condition conduct consequence constitution course creation Creator death desire Destructiveness direct discover divine duty effects enjoy enjoyment evil example excited exercise existence external fact faculties feelings give gratification happiness harmony higher human ignorance importance improvement increase individual influence infringement instance institutions instruction interest knowledge labor live lower means ment mental mind moral and intellectual moral sentiments natural laws never obedience obey object observed operation organic laws pain parents particular perceive persons philosophy Phrenology physical physical laws pleasure possess powers practical present principles produce propensities proportion punishment qualities race reason regard relations religion render result Revelation ship society suffering things thou tion true truth whole
Page 331 - For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge; that, if one died for all, then were all dead; and that he died for all, that they which live, should not henceforth live unto themselves; but unto him who died for them and rose again.
Page 335 - Whosoever therefore b shall be ashamed of me and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Page 333 - Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation ? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Page 352 - If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? Or if thy transgressions be multiplied, what doest thou unto him? If thou be righteous, what givest thou him ? Or what receiveth he of thine hand? Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; And thy righteousness may profit the son of man.
Page 347 - For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
Page 352 - So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants : we have done that which was our duty to do.
Page 258 - I know not that we have any one kind or degree of enjoyment, but by the means of our own actions. And by prudence and. care we may, for the most part, pass our days in tolerable ease and quiet ; or, on the contrary, we may, by rashness, ungoverned passion, willfulness, or even by negligence, make ourselves as miserable as ever we please.
Page 347 - For the good that I would, I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.
Page 42 - And the conclusion is, that to allow no more to this superior principle or part of our nature, than to other parts ; to let it govern and guide only occasionally in common with the rest, as its turn happens to come, from the temper and circumstances one happens to be in; this is not to act conformably to the constitution of man : neither can any human creature be said to act conformably to his constitution of nature, unless he allows to that superior principle the absolute authority which is due...