Christian home-life, a book of examples and principles [by S.S. Pugh]. (Google eBook)

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Page 161 - Which none, but he that feels it, knows. 3 This heavenly calm, within the breast, Is the dear pledge of glorious rest Which for the church of God remains, The end of cares, the end of pains. 4 In holy duties let the day, In holy pleasures, pass away ; How sweet a Sabbath thus to spend, In hope of one that ne'er shall end ! LM The earthly and heavenly Sabbath.
Page 42 - There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest...
Page 187 - Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped, and said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither : the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away ; blessed be the name of the LORD.
Page 13 - Seest thou not what they do in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem? The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
Page 212 - Who is my mother ? and who are my brethren ? And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren ! for whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Page 200 - I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? It was. Where thou art gone Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown : May I but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more...
Page 13 - Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide : keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom. For the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughterin-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.
Page 21 - For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth ; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.
Page 15 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth : But higher far my proud pretensions rise ; The son of parents passed into the skies.
Page 24 - Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose.

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