The Life and Works of Christopher Dock/Spiritual Magazine/No. 41b

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THE GOLDEN A. B. C. OF A PIOUS CHILD


A disciple of the Lord Jesus shall be:

1. — Attentive to the word of Christ. Acts xvi, 14.
2. — Fervent in spirit. Romans xii, 11.
3. — Submissive to Christ. Titus ii, 14.
4. — Humble toward God and man. Matth. xi, 29.
5. — Honest in demeanor. Romans xii, 17.
6. — Fruitful in good deeds. John xi, 5.
7. — Believing in the Lord Jesus. Acts xvi, 15.
8. — Heavenly in spirit. Philip iii, 20.
9. — Ever rejoicing in the Lord. Philip iv, 4.
10. — Chaste and pure in heart. Matth. v, 8.
11. — Sincere and without offence. Philip i, 10.
12. — Compassionate to the unfortunate. I Peter iii, 8.
13. — Sober for prayer. I Peter iv, 8.
14. — Proper in all things. I Cor. xiv, 40.
15. — Resplendent in sacred ornaments. Isaiah lxi, 10.
16. — Sprinkled from an evil conscience. Hebr. x, 22.
17. — Rich in gifts of the Holy Spirit. I Cor. i, 4, 5.
18. — Tender-hearted. Ephes. iv, 32.
19. — Faithful to Jesus unto death. Rev. ii, 10.
20. — Submitting one to another. Ephes. v, 21.
21. — Valiant at all times. Luke xxi, 36.
22. — Sober and modest. Titus ii, 12.