The centennial anniversary of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tennessee: and the semi-centennial anniversary of the ministry of Rev. James Park, Part 4

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Page 17 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways. Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.
Page 32 - COMFORT ye, comfort ye my people, saith your GOD. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned : for she hath received of the LORD'S hand double for all her sins.
Page 8 - Grammar, pp. 315, 316. 4th edit.) interpreter in our language has remarked, with equal piety and beauty, 4 " are an epitome of the Bible, adapted to the purposes of devotion. They treat occasionally of the creation and formation of the world ; the dispensations of Providence, and the economy of grace ; the transactions of the patriarchs ; the exodus of the children of Israel ; their journey through the wilderness, and settlement in Canaan ; their law, priesthood, and ritual ; the exploits of their...
Page 8 - Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.
Page 9 - ... repentances and restorations ; the sufferings and victories of David; the peaceful and happy reign of Solomon; the advent of Messiah, with its effects and consequences ; his incarnation, birth, life, passion, death, resurrection, ascension, kingdom, and priesthood; the effusion of the Spirit; the conversion of the nations; the rejection of the Jews; the establishment, increase, and perpetuity of the Christian church ; the end of the world; the general judgment; the condemnation of the wicked,...
Page 13 - Now then we are embassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us : we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God."— 2 Cor., v., 18-20.
Page 51 - MY days, my weeks, my months, my years, Fly rapid as the whirling spheres . Around the steady pole ; Time, like the tide, its motion keeps, And I must launch through endless deeps, Where endless ages roll.
Page 47 - ... Master, as the age and capacities of the Scholars will admit, not only to instruct and establish them in the truth of Christianity ; but also early and diligently to inculcate upon them the great and important Scripture doctrines of the existence of One true God, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost ; of the fall of man; the depravity of human nature ; the necessity of an atonement...
Page 37 - MOURNER, whatever may be your grief for the death of your children, it might have been still greater for their life. Bitter experience once led a good man to say, " It is better to •weep for ten children dead, than for one living.

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