Centuries of Meditations, Volume 10; Volume 44

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The editor, 1908 - Devotional literature - 341 pages
 

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"Can you take too much joy in your Father's works? He is himself in everything." "Your enjoyment of the world is never right , till every morning you awake in Heaven; see yourself in your Father's Palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys." Read full review

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Page 131 - And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; And hast made us unto our God kings and priests and we shall reign on the earth.
Page 220 - Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty : for he is thy Lord ; and worship thou him.
Page 223 - If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.
Page 228 - He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him.
Page 219 - Let all the earth fear the Lord : let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.
Page 229 - The day is thine, the night also is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
Page 221 - She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework: The virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee. With gladness and rejoicing shall they be brought: They shall enter into the king's palace.
Page 158 - The corn was orient and immortal wheat, which never should be reaped, nor was ever sown. I thought it had stood from everlasting to everlasting. The dust and stones of the street were as precious as gold. The gates were at first the end of the world. The green trees when I saw them first through one of the gates transported and ravished me; their sweetness and unusual beauty made my heart to leap, and almost mad with ecstasy; they were such strange and wonderful things.
Page 131 - And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne, and the beasts and the elders, and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and blessing.
Page 20 - You never enjoy the world aright, till the Sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens, and crowned with the stars...

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