Fatal errors and fundamental truths illustrated in a series of narratives and essays

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Page 194 - spent the live-long night in fellowship with his God ? Sometimes, in the morning too, rising up a great while before day, he went out and departed into a solitary place for prayer. The star of day, as the rose of India, saw no object in purity and gentleness of lustre so like herself as
Page 63 - Give me neither poverty nor riches, lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 61 - thou shall come to be our judge. We therefore pray thee help thy servants : whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood." Here the object of our terror— judgment, is made the cause of our prayer for help, which is enforced by the plea of that promise which the death of Christ ensured. Then follow supplicatory sentences and assurances of
Page 63 - I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound : everywhere, and in all things, I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Page 158 - Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this ?—• or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk
Page 233 - hoar, Find joy within her broken bower?— No !—gayer insects fluttering by Ne'er droop the wing o'er those that die; — And lovelier things have mercy shown To every failing but their own; — . And every woe a tear can claim, Except an erring sister's shame!"—— The
Page 284 - to hold fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
Page 282 - yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Page 24 - the man is praised, who, having subdued all his passions, performeth with his active faculties all the functions of life, unconcerned about the event. Let the motive be in the deed, and not in the event. Be not one whose motive for action is the hope of reward. Let not thy life be spent in inaction. Depend upon
Page 233 - A life of pain, the loss of peace, From infant's play, or man's caprice; The lovely toy so fiercely sought Hath lost its charm by being caught; For every touch that woo'd its stay Hath brush'd its brightest hues away, Till charm,

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