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Johnson, J. mss., ca. 1740-1759


Set 23. There is but one God and he is great

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Scope Note

Set of lesson cards, Nos. 1-37, of religious and moral sayings. Arabic numbering only. Hand-colored pictures below sayings. Each with brown, orange, and green Dutch paper borders and verso, string hangers.


1. There is but one God

Transcription:

There is but one God,/ and He is Great, and/ High above all things/ that are in Heaven/ and Earth.

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10 x 8 cm

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2. God is good and wise

Transcription:

God is Good and Wise,/ and Great above all/ men and all Angels.

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10 x 8 cm

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3. God made you and all

Transcription:

God made you and all/ the World, He made/ the Sun, the Moon,/ and all the Stars.

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10 x 8 cm

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4. God is everywhere

Transcription:

God is every where and/ in all places, He knows/ every thing that is done/ and you cannot go out/ of His Sight.

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10 x 8 cm

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5. If you are in the dark

Transcription:

If you are in the dark,/ God sees you, and if/ you are in the Light/ He is with you.

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10 x 8 cm

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6. God sees everything

Transcription:

God sees every thing/ you do, Hears every/ word you Speak, and/ knows every thing/ you Think.

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10 x 8 cm

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7. God loves you better

Transcription:

God loves you better/ than your Pappa and/ Mamma love you.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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8.God sends you everything

Transcription:

God sends you every/ thing you Eat and/ Drink, and all the/ fine things you have.

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10 x 8 cm

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9. God made the day light

Transcription:

God made the Day/ Light, that you may/ Walk and Play, and/ He made the Night/ Dark, that you may/ Rest and Sleep.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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10. God is always with you

Transcription:

God is always with you/ tho' you cannot see him/ and if you are good and/ love him he will not let any thing hurt you.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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11. God made you

Transcription:

God made you for no/ other reason but to make/ you happy, but you can-/ not be happy without/ being good.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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12. If you are good

Transcription:

If you are good you will/ go to Heaven when you/ die and be happy for/ ever and ever.

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10 x 8 cm

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13. Heaven is a much

Transcription:

Heaven is a much/ finer place than ever/ you saw in your life.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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14. When you go to heaven

Transcription:

When you go to Heaven/ you will see God, you/ will never feel any/ pain, and you will have/ every thing you wish/ for.

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10 x 8 cm

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15. It is very easy to be good

Transcription:

It is very easy to be good,/ and none but fools will/ ever do a wicked thing.

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10 x 8 cm

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16. To be good

Transcription:

To be good is to love/ God, and to strive to/ please him in all your/ thoughts words and/ actions.

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10 x 8 cm

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17. To love God

Transcription:

To love God is to keep/ his Commandments and/ they are all very easy.

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10 x 8 cm

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18. God spake these words

Transcription:

God spake these words/ and said I am the Lord/ thy God: Thou shalt/ have no other Gods/ but me.

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10 x 8 cm

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19. Thou shalt worship

Transcription:

Thou shalt Worship and/ Adore the Lord thy God/ and him only.

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10 x 8 cm

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20. Thou shalt not take

Transcription:

Thou shalt not take the/ Name of the Lord thy/ God in vain.

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10 x 8 cm

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21. Remember the Sabbath

Transcription:

Remember the Sabbath/ Day to keep it Holy: In/ it thou shalt do no/ manner of Work.

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10 x 8 cm

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22. Thou shalt not steal

Transcription:

Thou shalt not steal./ Thou shalt not tell a lye.

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10 x 8 cm

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23. Honour thy father and thy mother

Transcription:

Honour thy Father and/ thy Mother. That thy/ days may be long in the Land.

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10 x 8 cm

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24. Always do unto others

Transcription:

Always do unto others/ as you would have/ them do unto you.

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10 x 8 cm

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25. Hurt nobody by word

Transcription:

Hurt nobody by word/ or deed, and do all the/ good you can to all men.

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10 x 8 cm

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26. Those that love God

Transcription:

Those that Love God, and/ keep his Commandments/ will all go to Heaven when/ they die, and be a vast/ deal more happy than/ they can be in this world.

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10 x 8 cm

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27. Those that steal

Transcription:

Those that steal, or tell Lies/ or do any Wicked thing/ will never go to Heaven.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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28. The devil is a liar

Transcription:

The Devil is a Lyar:/ Lying Lips are hateful/ unto God.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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29. He that tells one lie

Transcription:

He that tells one Lye,/ shall not escape without/ some punishment.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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30. God is the God of truth

Transcription:

God is the God of Truth,/ and none can please Him/ unless they speak the/ Truth from their heart.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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31. Pray often to God

Transcription:

Pray often to God and let/ not one hour pass without/ thinking that He knows/ all you say and do.

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10 x 8 cm

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32. Always do good for evil

Transcription:

Always do good for evil/ but never do evil for good/ and then God and all good/ men will love you.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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33. Of all the pleasures

Transcription:

Of all the pleasures in/ Life the greatest is to/ do good.

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10 x 8 cm

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34. It is better to be good

Transcription:

It is better to be good than/ to be Rich, or Fine or/ Handsome.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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35. You ought to be

Transcription:

You ought to be more/ afraid of Sin, than of/ Death.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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36. Heaven is such a fine place

Transcription:

Heaven is such a Fine/ Place, it is worth taking/ Some pains to go there.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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37. Children obey your parents

Transcription:

Children obey your/ Parents in all things for/ that is well pleasing/ unto God.

Dimensions:

10 x 8 cm

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