Memoirs of the Life and Ministry of the Late Rev. Thomas Spencer, of Liverpool with an Appendix, Containing a Selection from His Papers, &c (Google eBook)
Charles Williams, 1813 - 336 pages
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Page 314 - The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.
Page 198 - But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear. " For verily I say unto you that many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
Page 254 - Weep no more, woeful shepherds, weep no more, For Lycidas your sorrow is not dead, Sunk though he be beneath the watery floor. So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed, And yet anon repairs his drooping head, And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore Flames in the forehead of the morning sky...
Page 255 - Through the dear might of him that walked the waves Where other groves and other streams along, With nectar pure his oozy locks he laves, And hears the unexpressive nuptial song, In the blest kingdoms meek of joy and love. There entertain him all the saints above, In solemn troops and sweet societies That sing, and singing in their glory move And wipe the tears for ever from his eyes.
Page 117 - For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him.
Page 108 - Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.
Page 12 - It was my guide, my light, my all, It bade my dark forebodings cease; And through the storm and danger's thrall, It led me to the port of peace. Now safely moored, my perils o'er, I'll sing, first in night's diadem, For ever and for evermore, The Star, the Star of Bethlehem.
Page 313 - And they said one to another: Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures?
Page 159 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.