A New Tribute to the Memory of James Brainerd Taylor

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J. S. Taylor, 1838 - 440 pages
 

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Page 44 - Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness" sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Page 44 - LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH ; WHO FOR THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE HIM ENDURED THE CROSS, DESPISING THE SHAME, AND IS SET DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE THRONE OF GOD. FOR CONSIDER HIM THAT ENDURED SUCH CONTRADICTION OF SINNERS AGAINST HIMSELF, LEST YE BE WEARIED AND FAINT IN YOUR MINDS.
Page 127 - And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire, and into the waters, to destroy him: but if Thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us and help us.
Page 46 - And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
Page 129 - BEHOLD a stranger at the door ! He gently knocks, — has knocked before ; Has waited long — is waiting still; You treat no other friend so ill.
Page 24 - He is at least one of the few poets with whom youth and ignorance may be safely pleased; and happy will be that reader whose mind is disposed, by his verses or his prose, to imitate him in all but his non-conformity, to copy his benevolence to man, and his reverence to God.
Page 43 - If any man will be my disciple, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
Page 130 - I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
Page 199 - Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and the widow in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
Page 131 - whom have I in heaven but thee, and there is none on earth I desire besides thee !" The awful gulf which I had escaped, filled me with astonishment.

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