The Infant's Progress from the Valley of Destruction to Everlasting Glory

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Robert Carter & Brothers, 1851 - 359 pagina's
Sherwood's The Infant's Progress is her adaptation of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. In the story, Sherwood uses a child named In-Bred-Sin to represent original sin. In-Bred-Sin tempts children throughout their pilgrimage to Heaven. Allegories like these are common in Sherwood's writings.
 

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Pagina 55 - Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us ; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry ? And there were also two other, malefactors, led with him to be put to death.
Pagina 12 - But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Pagina 43 - I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me. For I delight in the law of God after the inward man: But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
Pagina 144 - Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be : but we know that when He shall appear, we shall be like Him ; for we shall see Him as He is. And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as He is pure.
Pagina 160 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.
Pagina 269 - This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.
Pagina 305 - The condition of Man after the fall of Adam is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God. Wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Pagina 204 - I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair : I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
Pagina 253 - Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives, while they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.
Pagina 171 - All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

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