Smooth Stones Taken from Ancient Brooks: Being a Collection of Sentences, Illustrations, and Quaint Sayings, from the Works of that Renowned Puritan, Thomas Brooks (Google eBook)

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Sheldon, 1860 - Christian life - 269 pages
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User Review  - Theresa Tuvera - Christianbook.com

I LOVE THE TIMELESSNESS OF THESE WRITINGS. THEY GO RIGHT TO THE HEART OF FAITH, AND THAT IS WHY THEY NEVER OUTDATE OR EXPIRE. THESE ARE TRUTHS TO SHINE ON YOUR LIFE, EXPOSE THE RUBBISH, AND LEAD YOU TO A FULLER LIFE IN CHRIST. Read full review

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Page 47 - And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you, as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not ; and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.
Page 65 - Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.
Page 33 - And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted : Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified : he is risen ; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him. 7 But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee : there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
Page 254 - The path of the just is as the shining light which shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 52 - And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
Page 21 - He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Page 234 - Hereby know we that we are in him: he that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.
Page 151 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the LORD'S sake; whether it be to the king, as supreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him, for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well, For so is the will of GOD, that with welldoing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: as free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness ; but as the servants of GOD.
Page 43 - He that overcometh shall eat of the tree of life, that is in the midst of the paradise of God...
Page 17 - ... if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul ; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday : and the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones : and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

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