Letters on Various Subjects, Volume 2

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Simpkin, Marshall, 1845 - Methodist Church
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Page 117 - And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?
Page 285 - Truth crushed to earth, shall rise again The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Page 256 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, that ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice : and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
Page 107 - For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit : the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.
Page 162 - To daily fraud, contempt, abuse and wrong, Within doors, or without, still as a fool, In power of others, never in my own ; Scarce half I seem to live, dead more than half. O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first created beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree?
Page 133 - Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.
Page 258 - And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.
Page 133 - Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him ? He that reproveth God, let him answer it. Then Job answered the LORD, and said, Behold, I am vile ; what shall I answer thee! I will lay mine hand upon my mouth.
Page 212 - THE Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noon-day walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Page 170 - Friendship ! mysterious cement of the soul! Sweet'ner of life! and solder of society!

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