Stepping Stones

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American Tract Society, 1889 - Children - 46 pages
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Page 38 - Then came Peter to him, and said ; Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him ? till seven times ? Jesus saith unto him ; I say not unto thee, until seven times, but until seventy times seven.
Page 18 - Ah, Blanco ! did I worship God As truly as you worship me, Or follow where my Master trod With your humility, Did I sit fondly at His feet, As you, dear Blanco, sit at mine, And watch Him with a love as sweet, My life would grow divine ! TWO HOMES.
Page 46 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Page 18 - I look into your great brown eyes, Where love and loyal homage shine, And wonder where the difference lies Between your soul and mine...
Page 18 - ... yellow^ Whenever Jamie stopped or sat down his dog would drop on his haunches and look up lovingly in his face. The dog in his affection seemed the counterpart of Dr. Holland's Blanco. And. no doubt, Jamie felt towards him as the Doctor did to Blanco, when he wrote : My dear dumb friend, low-lying there, A willing vassal at my feet ; Glad partner of my home and fare, My vassal on the street. I scan the whole broad earth around. For that one heart which, leal and true, Bears friendship without...
Page 24 - I should like to be put after my name and age so well as that text — ' The blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin...
Page 16 - FOR generations a certain Japanese family has had a box into which they put percentages. Said one of them : "If I want to buy a garment that costs one dollar, I buy it for eighty cents ; or give a feast that would cost five dollars, I give it for four dollars ; or to build a house for one hundred dollars, I build it for eighty, — and put the balance in the box. At the end of the year we meet, open the boxes, and give the contents to the poor. It costs us some self-denial, but we are always prosperous...
Page 8 - With a purpose firm and true, " If on earth he walked to-day What would Jesus do ?" Now, if it be our purpose To walk where Christ has led, To follow in his footsteps With ever-careful tread, Oh, let this be our watchword — 'T will help both me and you To ask in each temptation, " What would Jesus do ?" Two boys were to room together at school and had great fun arranging their room.

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