Chronicles of the Schönberg-Cotta Family

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M. W. Dodd, 1864 - Clergy - 546 pages
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Page 346 - THE LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; 3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah.
Page 543 - What I tell you in darkness that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the house-tops.
Page 543 - And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Page 500 - I rush out among my pigs rather than remain alone by myself. The human heart is like a millstone in a mill ; when you put wheat under it, it turns and grinds and bruises the wheat to flour ; if you put no wheat, it still grinds on, but then 'tis itself it grinds and wears away.
Page 433 - Wittenberg at last. But it is over now. And yet not over. He who suffered will never forget the suffering faithfully borne for him. And the prison at the Dominican convent will be a fountain of strength for his preaching among the peasants in the Thuringian Forest. He will be able to say, "God can sustain in all trials. He will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able to bear. I Mow it, for I have proved it.
Page 357 - Alas ! my Father, thou art in heaven, and I, thy miserable child, am on the earth, far from thee, amid danger, necessity, and sorrow.
Page 187 - Putting off their mortal vesture, in their Source their souls they steep, — Truth by actual vision learning, on its form their gaze they keep,— Drinking from the living Fountain draughts of living waters deep.
Page 196 - Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God Almighty, heaven and earth are full of thy glory.
Page 106 - ... to leave? Shall I evermore, when I lift my eyes to heaven, see all that is pure and saintly there embodied for me in a face which it is deadly sin for me to remember? Yet I have saved her life ! If I brought the curse on my people by my sin, was not my obedience accepted? From the hour when, in my room alone, after hearing that Eva was stricken, I prostrated myself before God, and not daring to take His insulted name on my lips, approached him through His martyred saint, and said, " Holy Sebastian,...
Page 228 - Father ; that if clouds pass over, it is the unchangeable light they veil ; that, even when the day itself passes, I shall see that the night itself only unveils new worlds of light ; and to know that if I could unwrap fold after fold of God's universe, I should only unfold more and more blessing, and see deeper and deeper into the love which is at the heart of all!

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