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A. J. Gordon ANECDOTES AND SELECTIONS apostle asked beautiful better Bible blessed called child Christ Christian church Cjje CORNER dark death earth England English evil eyes faith father fear feel feet flowers GEMS give glory God's gospel grace ground hand happy hath head hear heart heaven HINTS holy hope horse hour Huguenots Indian Jesus Jews Juggernaut king light live longest day look Lord mercy miles mind morning mother Natick never night Nineveh old oaken bucket once passage passed Paul Brandt Peter Cartwright POETRY pray prayer Queries Saviour soon sorrow soul speak spirit stand sweet tears tell Thee things thought told tree true truth uncon unto verse Version W. E. Gladstone wait Wallburg Wettin words worship young
Page 63 - For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father's, and of the holy angels.
Page 56 - For all flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
Page 72 - There is an eye that never sleeps Beneath the wing of night; There is an ear that never shuts, When sink the beams of light.
Page 27 - No good in creatures can be found, But may be found in thee : I must have all things, and abound, While God is God to me.
Page 24 - TEACH me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee...
Page 72 - BE not afraid to pray — to pray is right. Pray, if thou canst, with hope ; but ever pray, Though hope be weak, or sick with long delay; Pray in the darkness, if there be no light. Far is the time, remote from human sight, When war and discord on the earth shall cease ; Yet every prayer for universal peace Avails the blessed time to expedite. Whate'er is good to wish, ask that of Heaven, Though it be what thou canst not hope to see: Pray to be perfect, though material leaven Forbid the spirit so...
Page 117 - ... asked him why he did not worship the God of heaven. The old man told him that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other God ; at which answer Abraham grew so zealously angry, that he thrust the old man out of his tent, and exposed him to all the evils of the night and an unguarded condition. When the old man was gone, God called to Abraham, and asked him •where the stranger was : he replied, ' I thrust him away, because he did not worship thee.
Page 89 - In the hour of my distress, When temptations me oppress, And when I my sins confess, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When I lie within my bed, Sick in heart, and sick in head, And with doubts discomforted, Sweet Spirit, comfort me!
Page 12 - It may not be our lot to wield The sickle in the ripened field ; Nor ours to hear, on summer eves, The reaper's song among the sheaves. Yet where our duty's task is wrought In unison with God's great thought, The near and future blend in one, And whatsoe'er is willed, is done...