Work and Conflict; Or, The Divine Life in Its Progress: A Book of Facts and Histories

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Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1860 - Spiritual life - 396 pages
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Page 328 - And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and prayed, saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me : nevertheless, not my will, but thine be done. And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him. And being in an agony, he prayed more earnestly ; and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Page 325 - O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!
Page 29 - Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall...
Page 349 - For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve, saying; Fear not, Paul ; thou must be brought before Cesar ; and lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
Page 172 - Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed : 25 And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine.
Page 328 - O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me : nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.
Page 243 - My panting side was charged when I withdrew To seek a tranquil death in distant shades.^ There was I found by one who had himself Been hurt by the archers. In his side he bore And in his hands and feet the cruel scars. With gentle force soliciting the darts He drew them forth, and healed and bade me live.
Page 171 - For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.
Page 80 - Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, "and the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, 'Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased.
Page 140 - Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see; And what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee.

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