Prayer

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Universalist Publishing House, 1893 - Prayer - 101 pages
 

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Page 56 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man...
Page 55 - O Lord my God, thou art very great ; thou art clothed with honour and majesty. Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain : Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters : who maketh the clouds his chariot ; who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 54 - Am I a God at hand, saith the Lord, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him ? saith the Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth ? saith the Lord.
Page 14 - Through all things upwards, — that a twofold world Must go to a perfect cosmos. Natural things And spiritual, — who separates those two In art, in morals, or the social drift, Tears up the bond of nature, and brings death, Paints futile pictures, writes unreal verse, Leads vulgar days, deals ignorantly with men, Is wrong, in short, at all points. We divide This apple of life, and cut it through the pips : The perfect round which fitted Venus' hand Has perished as utterly as if we ate Both halves.
Page 92 - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord'.
Page 6 - Is there no God, then; but at best an absentee God, sitting idle, ever since the first Sabbath, at the outside of his Universe, and seeing it go.
Page 94 - HE who himself and God would know, Into the silence let him go, And, lifting off pall after pall, Reach to the inmost depth of all. 2 Let him look forth into the night ; What solemn depths, what silent might ! Those ancient stars, how calm they roll, He but an atom 'mid the whole ! 3 How small, in that uplifted hour, Temptation's lure and passion's power...
Page 53 - Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing ? And one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father.
Page 6 - And now we might add something concerning a certain most subtle spirit which pervades and lies hid in all gross bodies...
Page 54 - BLESS the LORD, 0 my soul. 0 LORD my God, thou art very great ; Thou art clothed with honour and majesty: Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain : Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters : Who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind...

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