Beauties of the Bible; Being a Selection Form the Old and New Testaments, with Various Remarks and Brief Dissertations, Designed for the Use of Christians in General, and Particularly for the Use of Schools, and for the Improvement of Youth

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General Books, Mar 6, 2012 - 88 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 Excerpt: ...delivered it Irom the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my fins behind thy back. The grave cannot praise thee; death cannot celebrate thee: they who go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth. The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day." CHAPTER IX. AN ABSTRACT OF SOLOMON'S PRAYER. 1 It came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, the cloud filled the house of the Lord, fo that the priesfs could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of the Lord. 2....Then spake Solomon, The Lord said that he would dwell in the thick darkness. I have surely built thee an house. And the king turned his face around, ad blessed all the congregation of Israel: (and all the congregation of Krael stood up: ) 3....And Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord, in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven: and he said, L?rd God-of Israel, there is no Godlike Thee, in heaven abov-e, or earth beneath, who.keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants, that walk before Thee with all their hearts;, who hast kept with thy servant DaviJ my sather what thou didst promise him; Thau foakcst with thy mouth, and hast suitilled it with fhine hand', as it is this day. And now, O God of Israel, let thy w, ord, I pray thee, be verified, which thou fpjkeil t;rito. thy servant David my f.ather. 4....Butwill God indeed dwell on the easts) 1 Behold, the b, eav.en, a;nd the heaven of heavens, cannot conlain Thee: bow much less this house that 1 have bnilded.! Yet have TIuu respect unto the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, O Lord my God, to hearken unto the cry, and fo the prayer which thy servant prayeth before Thee to-day, j....That t'...

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