Passages in the Life of an Indian Merchant: Being Memorials of Robert Brown, Late of Bombay

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James Nisbet & Company, 1867 - 384 pages
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Page 362 - O our God, wilt thou not judge them ? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us ; neither know we what to do : but our eyes are upon thee.
Page 240 - Behold, I stand at the door, and knock : if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and sup with him, and he with me.
Page xii - For we have heard him say ; That this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us. And all that sat in the council, looking steadfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.
Page x - There are in this loud stunning tide Of human care and crime, With whom the melodies abide Of th' everlasting chime ; Who carry music in their heart Through dusky lane and wrangling mart, Plying their daily task with busier feet, Because their secret souls a holy strain repeat.
Page 270 - Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.
Page 108 - Eye hath not seen, nor Ear heard, neither hath it entered into the Heart of Man, to conceive the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
Page 361 - For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, though he was rich, for our sakes became poor, that we, through his poverty might be made rich...
Page 345 - For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at. any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
Page 258 - The poor boy was the only son of his mother, and she is a widow, like the woman of Nain.
Page 250 - ... are only reflectors, in a most imperfect degree, of the glory of Christ. They are but candles : He is the sun. Let us seek more acquaintance with Him, and in close and intimate communion, make known all our requests by prayer and thanksgiving. What encouragement have we to do so ! He says to us, ' The companions hearken to thy voice ; cause me to hear it;' and again, 'Let me hear thy voice, for sweet is thy voice.

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