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Page 231 - And they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Page 89 - Let us be patient! These severe afflictions not from the ground arise, but oftentimes celestial benedictions assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours, amid these earthly damps; what seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, may be heaven's distant lamps.
Page 174 - For the man whom the king delighteth to honour, let the royal apparel be brought which the king useth to wear, and the horse that the king rideth upon, and the crown royal which is set upon his head : and let this apparel and horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that they may array the man withal whom the king delighteth to honour...
Page 153 - But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
Page 45 - Who had been carried away from Jerusalem with the captivity which had been carried away with Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away.
Page 227 - It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore. The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
Page 252 - Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have dominion, and shall destroy him that remaineth of the city. 20 And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his parable, and said, Amalek was the first of the nations ; but his latter end shall be that he perish for ever.
Page 148 - Perhaps He will admit my plea, Perhaps will hear my prayer, But if I perish, I will pray, And perish only there. 6 I can but perish if I go; I am resolved to try; For, if I stay away, I know I must for ever die.