The Patience of Hope (Google eBook)

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Ticknor, 1863 - Christian life - 171 pages
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Page 38 - I will tell of the decree of the Lord: He said to me, 'You are my son, today I have begotten you, ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and the ends of the earth your possession. You shall break them with a rod of iron, and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Page 132 - Tennyson timidly, yet impressively, warbles, in mourning the death of his beloved friend: " 0, yet we trust that, somehow, good "Will be the final goal of ill, To pangs of nature, sins of will, Defects of doubt, and taints of blood; "That nothing walks with aimless feet; That not one life shall be destroyed, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete; * Lam.
Page 46 - I have power to lay down my life, and I have power to take it again.
Page 118 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt.
Page 121 - I am come that ye might have life, and that ye might have it more abundantly.
Page 132 - Behold, we know not anything; I can but trust that good shall fall At last far off at last, to all, And every winter change to spring. So runs my dream; but what am I? An infant crying in the night; An infant crying for the light, And with no language but a cry.
Page 168 - And, thou Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth : and the heavens are the works of thine hands : they shall perish, but thou remainest ; and they all shall wax old as doth a garment ; and as a vesture shalt thou fold them up, and they shall be changed ; but thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail.
Page 119 - But they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines toward the west ; they shall spoil them of the east together : they shall lay their hand upon Edom and Moab ; and the children of Ammon shall obey them.
Page 119 - It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities: And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the Lord, and to seek the Lord of hosts: I will go also.
Page 86 - Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

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