National education promoted, an account of the efforts of the Society for promoting Christian knowledge

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S.P.C.K., 1848 - 86

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Strona 73 - Teach me to do the thing that pleaseth thee, for thou art my God : let thy loving Spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness. 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy Name's sake : and for thy righteousness...
Strona 58 - Society. jjowiev . < that it is an object of the highest national importance to provide that instruction in the truths and precepts of Christianity should form an essential part of every system of education intended for the people at large, and that such instruction should be under the superintendence of the clergy, and in conformity with the doctrines of the Church in this realm, as the recognised teacher of religion.
Strona 53 - Prospects of the National Society for the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church.
Strona 54 - An Experiment in Education, made at the Male Asylum of Madras ; suggesting a System by which a School or Family may teach itself under the Superintendence of the Master or Parent.
Strona 12 - Gorl, and a just concern for their everlasting welfare, could not possibly (with the ordinary assistance of God's good spirit) degenerate into such vile and unchristian practices as they now generally do.
Strona 13 - Cities and the parts adjacent, for the instruction of such poor children in reading, writing, and in the Catechism, whose parents or relations are not able to afford them the ordinary means of education. And as they look upon this to be the most effectual method to train up the poorer sort in sobriety and...
Strona 47 - ... may descend, and the floods come, and the winds blow and beat upon it, and it will not fall.
Strona 14 - Whereas it is evident to common observation, That the growth of vice and debauchery is greatly owing to the gross ignorance of the principles of the Christian Religion, especially among the poorer sort.
Strona 47 - It was founded in 1698, although it did not receive its present name till 1701 ; and had for its object : ' 1. To promote and encourage the erecting of charity schools in all parts of England and Wales. 2. To disperse, both at home and abroad, Bibles and tracts of religion ; and, in general, to advance the honour of God, and the good of mankind, by promoting Christian knowledge, both at home and in other parts of the world, by the best methods that should offer.
Strona 62 - It was a wondrous surprising, as well as pleasing sight, that happened June the 8th, 1704, when all the boys and girls maintained at these schools, in their habits, walked two and two, with their Masters and Mistresses, some from Westminster, and some through London ; with many of the Parish ministers going before them ; and all meeting at St.

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