Stories of old: or, Bible narratives suited to the capacity of young children

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Page 16 - Him; and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. That night God told them in a dream not to return to Jerusalem to tell Herod what they had seen, but to go straight home some other way.
Page 184 - Oh, my Father, if this cup may not pass from Me except I drink it, Thy will be done." Again Jesus returned to the three disciples, and again they were fast asleep. He left them and went back to His place of prayer, and kneeling down He prayed yet more earnestly in the same words as before.
Page 130 - I wish that His hand had been placed on my head, That His arm had been thrown around me, And that I might have seen. His kind look, when He said, ' Let the little ones come unto Me.'"
Page 6 - Give heed, my heart, lift up thine eyes ! Who is it in yon manger lies ? Who is this child, so young and fair ? The blessed Christ-child lieth there." " Ah, dearest Jesus, Holy Child, Make Thee a bed, soft, undefiled, Within my heart, and let it be A quiet chamber kept for Thee.
Page 138 - Lord, if you had but come before, my brother would not have died; but even now I know that God will do whatever you ask Him." Jesus knew what she was hoping for, and said, " Your brother shall rise again.
Page 231 - fear; I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here, He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. Do you not remember, when He was teaching you in Galilee, how He said, that He must be given up into the hands of wicked men, who would crucify Him, but that the third day He should rise again
Page 247 - him. So he said, very sorrowfully, " Lord, you know all things, you know that I love you." Jesus said, " Feed my sheep." What did Jesus mean by telling Peter to feed His lambs and sheep ? He meant that Peter was to show his love by his actions, and that he was to teach grownup people and children about Him, and tell them of His great love in dying for them.
Page 9 - we knew we should find Him here, for God has sent His angels to-night to tell us of His birth. The whole air was filled with music from Heaven, and we heard the angels sing— " Glory to God in the highest, On earth peace, and good-will to men.
Page 61 - Daughter," He said, " be of good comfort, thy faith hath made thee whole: go home in peace." Just then some one came with a message from the house of Jairus, and said to him, " Your daughter is dead, do not trouble the Master any further, for nothing can be done for her now.
Page 142 - Thou hast heard me, and I know that Thou hearest me always; but for the sake of the crowd that stand by I speak, that they may believe that Thou hast sent me." When Jesus had finished, all the people stood by, wondering what he would do next; and Martha and Mary hoped He would make Lazarus alive again. Then Jesus cried with a loud voice, " Lazarus, come forth.

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