Two Applications to the Sudder Diwanee and Mizamut Adaluts, Made for the Purpose of Having Due Moral Instruction Afforded to Prisoners, and to Have Capital Punishments Abolished

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Page 25 - Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel : therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die ; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life ; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity ; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 25 - Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel...
Page 20 - Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Page 26 - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him ; let him know that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Page 25 - ... 21 But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. 22 All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him : in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.
Page 25 - Again, when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die ; if he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful and right ; if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life without committing iniquity ; he shall surely live, he shall not die.
Page 26 - I say unto you, that likewise joy shall he in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Page 41 - Bible exactly applies to him, that "there is more joy in Heaven over one sinner who repenteth, than over ninety-nine just persons
Page 18 - To shed the blood of our fellowcreatures is a matter that requires the greatest deliberation, and the fullest conviction of our own authority, for life is the immediate gift of God to man, which neither he can resign, nor can it be taken from him unless by the command or permission of him who gave it, either expressly revealed, or collected from the laws of nature or society, by clear and indisputable demonstration.
Page 37 - I think it right to make this communication and to request that you will...

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