Future life of the good

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Joseph Dowe, 1839 - Religion - 108 pages
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Page 86 - For we know in part, and we prophesy in part; but when that which is perfect is come, that which is in part shall be done away.
Page 72 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes ? and whence came they ? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Page 9 - appeareth not (to the sight of ourselves or others) what we shall be ; yet then when Christ who is our life shall appear, we also shall appear with him in glory ;
Page 77 - Still more particularly it foreshows a period, " when the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard lie down with the kid ; and the calf, and the young lion, and the failing together ; and a little child shall lead them.
Page 32 - Thy will be done — I will not fear The fate provided by thy love ; Though clouds and darkness shroud me here, I know that all is bright above. The stars of heaven are shining on, Though these frail eyes are dim with tears ; The hopes of earth indeed are gone, But are not ours th
Page 32 - THY will be done! I will not fear The fate provided by thy love ; Though clouds and darkness shroud me here, I know that all is bright above. 2 The stars of heaven are shining on, Though these frail eyes are dimmed with tears; The hopes of earth indeed are gone, But are not ours the immortal years?
Page 56 - Might but a little part, A wandering breath, of that high melody Descend into my heart, And change it till it be Transformed and swallowed up, O love! in thee: Ah! then my soul should know, Beloved! where thou liest at noon of day; And from this place of woe Released, should take its way To mingle with thy flock, and never stray.
Page 66 - Men shall be blessed in him, and all nations shall call him blessed.
Page 57 - T'HE earth, all light and loveliness, In summer's golden hours, Shines, in her bridal vesture clad, And crowned with festal flowers, — So radiantly beautiful, So like to heaven above, We scarce can deem more fair that world Of perfect bliss and love.
Page 35 - IF death my friend and me divide, Thou dost not, Lord, my sorrow chide, Or frown my tears to see : Restrained from passionate excess, Thou bidst me mourn in calm distress, For them that rest in thee.

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