What people are saying - Write a review
Acts advise answer apostles apply become believe better Bible blessed body bring CHAPTER Christ Christian church comfort communion confession confirmation congregation consider course danger desire direct divine doctrine duty earnest encourage especially faith follow gift give given God's Gospel grace hands heart hold Holy hope important inner instruction interest keep kind labor living look Lord Luther Lutheran means meet mind minister ministry natural necessary never once pastor Paul possible practice pray prayer preaching preparation present proper question ready reason sacraments says Scripture sermon shepherd sick soul speak spirit succession synod teach Testament things tion true truth understand whole Word young
Page 140 - His watchmen are blind : they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark ; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber. Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand : they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.
Page 356 - Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort ; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Page 274 - To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Page 66 - to preach good tidings to the meek," " to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound ; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God ; to comfort all that mourn...
Page 26 - Tis not a cause of small import The pastor's care demands ; But what might fill an angel's heart, And filled a Saviour's hands.
Page 415 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Page 212 - Samuel, and of the prophets : who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of wealmess were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Page 273 - The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me ; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek ; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound ; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord...