Poems, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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P. Wilson, 1765 - English poetry
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Page 105 - Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty : for all that is in the heaven, and in the earth is thine ; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all.
Page 119 - ... that it may please thee, of thy gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number of thine elect, and to hasten thy kingdom; that we, with all those that are departed in the true faith of thy holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 57 - Father, and the drops of dew declare their having been begotten by him ; but in a more eminent and exalted fenfe he is the Father of Man, having created him after his own image ; whence Adam is called the Son of God, and Man may more efpecially fay with the Prophet, Have we not all one Father ? Hath not one God created us?
Page 65 - Fathers, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto...
Page 117 - Warlike weapons will be unknown in a region of universal love and peace, where " the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard lie down with the kid ; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.
Page 19 - Prayers, we cannot cannot but be fenfible, that to God we owe them, and to God we ought to be. thankful for them. But, fay they, though it may be reafonable, and neceflary to pray to a Being of infinite knowledge and goodnefs, furely it cannot be fo, to pray to a Being of abfolute immutability, who is not a Man that he fhould lie, nor the fon of Man, that he fhould repent; in whom there is no.
Page 112 - O Merciful God, who hast made all men, and hatest nothing that thou hast made, nor wouldest the death of a sinner, but rather that he should be converted and live; Have mercy upon all Jews, Turks, Infidels, and Hereticks, and take from them all ignorance, hardness of heart, and contempt of thy Word...
Page 84 - PRAISE the Lord, O my foul : and all that is within me praife his holy Name.
Page iv - To give, but little. To great Glo'ster health! Nor let thy true and proper love of wealth Here take a false alarm in purse though poor, In spirit I'm right proud, nor can endure The mention of a bribe thy pocket's free: I, though a dedicator, scorn a fee. Let thy own offspring all thy fortunes share; I would not Allen rob, nor Allen's heir.
Page 210 - God is faithful, who will not suffer us to be tempted above that we are able to bear ; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that we may be able to bear it.

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