Improvement Era, Volume 4, Issue 2

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Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association., 1901
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Page 917 - Perhaps the Christian volume is the theme, How guiltless blood for guilty man was shed ; How He who bore in Heaven the second name Had not on earth whereon to lay His head; How His first followers and servants sped; The precepts sage they wrote to many a land : How he, who lone in Patmos banished, Saw in the sun a mighty angel stand, And heard great Bab'lon's doom pronounced by Heaven's command. Then kneeling down to Heaven's Eternal King The saint, the father, and the husband prays : Hope 'springs...
Page 647 - Lord shall lift up a standard against him ; and the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob, saith the Lord. As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the Lord ; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever.
Page 548 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD...
Page 915 - Thou art ! directing, guiding all, thou art ! Direct my understanding, then, to thee ; Control my spirit, guide my wandering heart Though but an atom 'midst immensity, Still I am something, fashioned by thy hand ! I hold a middle rank 'twixt heaven and earth, On the last verge of mortal being stand, Close to the realms where angels have their birth, Just on the boundaries of the spirit land...
Page 513 - Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Page 887 - And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.
Page 649 - But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak ; for it shall be given you in that same hour, what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father, which speaketh in you.
Page 914 - A million torches lighted by thy hand Wander unwearied through the blue abyss : They own thy power, accomplish thy command, All gay with life, all eloquent with bliss. What shall we call them? — piles of crystal light? A glorious company of golden streams ? Lamps of celestial ether burning bright ? Suns lighting systems with their joyous beams?
Page 514 - And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
Page 913 - THOU ETERNAL ONE ! whose presence bright All space doth occupy ! all motion guide ; Unchanged through Time's all-devastating flight, Thou only God ! There is no God beside. Being above all beings ! Mighty One ! Whom none can comprehend, and none explore...

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