Our veterans; or. Life-stories of the London city mission

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S.W. Partridge & Company ... Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1881 - Home missions - 226 pages

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Page 3 - Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb; 'and even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
Page 29 - Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children: Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
Page 133 - For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ ; and having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
Page 156 - Jesus! the name that charms our fears, That bids our sorrows cease; 'Tis music in the sinner's ears, 'Tis life, and health, and peace.
Page xvi - We are not worst at once— the course of evil Begins so slowly, and from such slight source, An infant's hand might stem its breach with clay; But let the stream get deeper. and philosophy — ' Ay, and religion too, — shall strive in vain To turn the headlong torrent. OLD PLAY.
Page 189 - MAN, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 201 - His Name the sinner hears, And is from sin set free ; Tis music in his ears, Tis life and victory : New songs do now his lips employ And dances his glad heart for joy.
Page 201 - Jesus' name. 2 Jesus ! transporting sound ! The joy of earth and heaven : No other help is found, No other name is given, By which we can salvation have ; But Jesus came the world to save. 3 Jesus ! harmonious name ! It charms the hosts above ; They evermore proclaim, And wonder at his love ! 'Tis all their happiness to gaze, 'Tis heaven to see our Jesus
Page 63 - Tis a deep that knows no sounding, Who its breadth or length can tell? On its glories Let my soul for ever dwell.
Page 49 - And thine age shall be clearer than the noonday; thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt be as the morning.

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