The Brook Kerith: A Syrian Story

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Macmillan, 1916 - 468 pages
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Page 385 - say ye to my soul : Flee As a bird to your mountain. For lo ! the wicked bend their Bow, they make ready their arrow Upon the string, that they may privily Shoot at the upright in heart. If the foundations be destroyed what Can the righteous do ? For the righteous Lord loveth Righteousness ; his countenance Doth behold the upright. The
Page iii - So he went and did according unto the word of the Lord : for he went and dwelt by the brook Kerith, that is before Jordan. And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Page iii - that is before Jordan. And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook. — / Kings
Page 384 - we with our hopes. It was with me thou sawest Jerusalem for the first time; and I remember telling thee as we journeyed by the Jordan seeking a ford that the Essenes looked upon oil as a defilement, and if any one of them be anointed without his approbation it is wiped
Page 374 - for God is but desire, and whosoever yields to desire falls into sin. To be without sin we must be without God. Jesus stood before the door of the cenoby, startled at the thoughts that had been put into his mind, asking himself if any man had dared to ask himself if God were not indeed the last uncleanliness of the mind.
Page 451 - not reason with God or ask him to explain his preferences. Does the vase ask the potter : why hast thou made me thus ? Had not the potter power over the clay to make from the same lump two vases,
Page 404 - is another lesson in the words : we can rise to the consciousness of God as an absolute Being, of whom we know only that he is, and not what he is, and this is what is meant when God is spoken of by the name I am that I am.
Page 404 - had much interest for Paul ; and while considering it he heard Manahem say : it is hard to conceive of God except as a high principle of being and well-being in the universe, who binds all things to each other in binding them to himself.
Page 445 - to profane the Temple, and wishing, he said, to judge him for his blasphemy according to our Law, we laid hands upon him, but the Captain, Lysias, came upon us and with great violence took him out of our hands,

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