Gems of sacred literature [ed. by R. Cattermole].

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Page 26 - is about my path, and about my bed;" and yet, " Behold I go forward, but He is not there : and backward, but I cannot perceive Him: on the left hand where He doth work; but I cannot behold Him : He hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see Him."
Page 179 - diligent and impartial care the evidences of divine revelation ; and if the mind be satisfied in this respect, daily to search the Scriptures with earnest prayer for divine instruction, according to the apostle's exhortation : " If any man lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not.
Page 139 - the unknown God.' Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, Him declare I unto you. God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that He is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands, as though He needed anything, seeing He
Page 136 - mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with Him, he gives a turn to this little incident, perfectly new, and inexpressibly tender and affectionate: " Who is my mother, and who are my brethren ? And he stretched forth his hands towards his disciples and said, Behold my mother and my brethren ! For
Page 136 - evil ways, for why will ye die, O house of Israel ? How shall I give thee up, Ephraim ? how shall I deliver thee, Israel ? how shall I make thee as Admah ? how shall I set thee as Zeboim? Mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together. O
Page 23 - remembering your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope, in our Lord Jesus Christ." I confess it is the nature of malice too, to be very laborious and observant of all advantages against the subject hated ; but this must needs be granted, that love
Page 207 - am Joseph— doth my father yet live ? And his brethren could not answer him ; for they were troubled at his presence. And Joseph said to his brethren, Come near me, I pray you: and they came near, and he said, I am Joseph, your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.
Page 207 - me, I pray you: and they came near, and he said, I am Joseph, your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt." Nothing, certainly, can be a more lively description of Joseph's tender respect for his father, and love for his brethren ; and, in like
Page 284 - God is manifest in them, for God hath showed it unto them. For the invisible things of Him, from the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead, BO that they are without excuse.
Page 38 - would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness :" and there cannot be a more natural and lively description of a woman who was, according to Josephus, illustrious for her family and riches. Moses saith :

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