Ecclesiastical History of England: From the Opening of the Long Parliament to the Death of Oliver Cromwell, Volume 1

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Page 430 - For I am the Lord, I change not ; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.
Page 318 - And Jehu answered, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told, saying, He came even unto them, and cometh not again: and the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi; for he driveth furiously.
Page 282 - O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy : yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
Page 282 - For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou earnest them away as with a flood ; they are as a sleep ; in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up ; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Page 379 - God with an angry, that is, with a troubled and discomposed spirit, is like him that retires into a battle to meditate, and sets up his closet in the out-quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier garrison to be wise in.
Page 459 - His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power.
Page 310 - All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel : and all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.
Page 282 - For Thou art the God of my strength : Why dost Thou cast me off ? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy...
Page 87 - You need not use all this art to tell me that you have a mind to leave us. But remember what I tell you : you are going to be undone. And remember also, that though you leave us, I will never leave you while your head is upon your shoulders...
Page 402 - Lord, I am coming as fast as I can. I know I must pass ' through the shadow of death, before I can come to see Thee. ' But it is but umbra mortis, a mere shadow of death, a little ' darkness upon nature; but Thou by Thy merits and passion ' hast broken through the jaws of death.

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