THE RELIGIOUS STANDING OF THE FAMILY,  (Google eBook)

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Page 91 - of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig-trees, and pomegranates ; a land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness; thou shalt not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass."—Deut.
Page 291 - AND THE LORD WENT BEFORE THEM BY DAY IN A PILLAR OF A CLOUD, TO LEAD THEM THE WAY ; AND BY NIGHT IN A PILLAR OF FIRE, TO GIVE THEM LIGHT ; TO GO BY DAY AND NIGHT. HE TOOK NOT AWAY THE PILLAR OF THE CLOUD BY DAY, NOR THE PILLAR OF FIRE BY NIGHT, FROM BEFORE THE PEOPLE."— EXODUS 13
Page 270 - O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer ; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust ; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower." II. Job's faith had a strength and consistency that amounted to
Page xxxii - they ? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God and serve Him day and night in the temple, and He that sitteth on the
Page 269 - all times, who never tire of harping on that same string : " I will love Thee, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer ; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust ; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Page xvii - throne, and the earth is my footstool ; where is the house that ye build unto me ? and where is the place of my rest ? for all those things hath my hand made, and all those things have been, saith the Lord ; but to this man will I look, even to him that is of a poor and contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.
Page 271 - stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings : so the Lord alone did lead him, and there was no strange God with him." IV. It was a faith that triumphed over the fear of death; for in Job's belief, death was near. The breath of the grim king was already freezing,
Page xviii - their voice with the trumpets and cymbals, and instruments of music and praised the Lord, saying, For He is good, for His mercy endureth forever ; that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the Lord, so that the priests could not stand to minister, by reason of the cloud; for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of God.
Page 210 - for this great conflict. But the best armour, the weapon which has conquered on a thousand battle-fields, is the revelation through our life of more than nature, is a lifelong response to the claim " ye are not your own, ye are bought with a price, therefore glorify God in your body and spirit, which are His/
Page 256 - The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by Thy sweet bounty made For those that follow Thee." 3. Shadow intimates the desirableness of some self-suppression.

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