Sketches of a tour in Egypt and Palestine, during the spring of 1856

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James Nisbet & Company, 1857 - Egypt - 101 pages

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Page 43 - Jesus' voice shall waken him. Happy boy ! he shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more, neither shall the sun light on him nor any heat. The days of his mourning are ended, and his eternity of love and, holy joy is begun. Improve this sharp wind, dear A., for you will soon lose the benefit, if not carefully sought after. Search out the Achan in your heart at such an hour. Let affliction strike heavy blows at your corruptions, your idolatries...
Page 49 - ... forgetting the things that were behind, and reaching forth to those things that were before, he pressed toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Page 3 - The weather was so thick that at times we could scarcely see the length of the vessel ; and the strength of the wind such that the driving spray actually forbade our looking to windward.

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