Journal of a Residence at Bagdad: During the Years 1830 and 1831

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J. Nisbet, 1832 - Baghdad (Iraq) - 306 pages
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Page 220 - Horeb : and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so, in the sight of the elders of Israel. 7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel ; and because they tempted the LORD, J saying, Is the LORD among us, or not ? 8 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
Page 83 - The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Page 165 - Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father : for my Father is greater than I.
Page 75 - But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people...
Page 167 - The trial of our faith is much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried by fire.
Page 50 - His word ; and suffer affliction with the people of God rather than enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season.
Page 110 - The soil," says one of the most judicious, "is extremely fertile, producing great quantities of rice, dates, and grain of different kinds, though it is not cultivated to above half the degree of which it is susceptible.
Page 220 - And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, " Is the Lord among us, or not ? " Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
Page 33 - For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
Page 2 - I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil : and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not...

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