The Lily of the Valley
This instructive story about a young girl's adventures was written for the moral development of other young girls. At the time of its publication, the story was lauded for its simplicity and clear moral lessons.
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Page 37 - And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee : blessed art thou among women.
Page 62 - Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits ; camphire with spikenard, Spikenard and saffron ; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices : A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
Page 38 - He, being made perfect in a short time, fulfilled a long time: For his soul pleased the Lord: therefore hasted he to take him away from among the wicked.
Page 48 - Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies,
Page 80 - Whose adorning let it not be that outWard adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel ; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 32 - We know that man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ...
Page 2 - Scriptures contain all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 46 - To profess that there is no other name under heaven by which we can be saved...