An Offering of Sympathy to Parents Bereaved of Their Children: And to Others Under Affliction : Being a Collection from Manuscripts and Letters Not Before Published
S. N. Dickinson, 1830 - Consolation - 224 pages
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Page 23 - When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee ; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee, When thou walkest through the fire Thou shalt not be burned, Neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, The Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour...
Page 145 - The Lord liveth; and blessed be my rock; and exalted be the God of the rock of my salvation.
Page 17 - While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Page 48 - Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.
Page 128 - Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the LORD : (for we walk by faith, not by sight :) we are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the LORD.
Page 186 - And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth in the clear day: and I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation...
Page 170 - He came not to do His own will, but the will of the Father who sent Him...
Page 174 - Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends ; for the hand of God hath touched me.