Thoughts for Every-day Living from the Spoken and Written Words of Maltbie Davenport Babcock

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C. Scribner's sons, 1901 - Christian life - 192 pages

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Page 108 - Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise. Be thankful unto him and bless his name. For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.
Page 113 - And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth. But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.
Page 168 - Be strong ! We are not here to play — to dream, to drift, We have hard work to do and loads to lift, Shun not the struggle — face it; 'tis God's gift, Be strong! Say not the days are evil, Who's to blame?
Page 128 - If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
Page 40 - But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
Page 126 - Life is what we are alive to. It is not length, but breadth. To be alive only to appetite, pleasure, pride, money-making, and not to goodness and kindness, purity and love, history, poetry, music, flowers, stars, God and eternal hopes, it is to be all but dead.
Page 100 - The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord. It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord.
Page 180 - This is my Father's world, And to my listening ears All nature sings, and round me rings The music of the spheres. This is my Father's world: I rest me in the thought Of rocks and trees, of skies and seas — His hand the wonders wrought.
Page 38 - O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
Page 162 - Blessed are they who have not seen, and yet have believed.

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