The Luggage of Life

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Kregel Publications, 1921 - Religion - 256 pages
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These spiritual essays are whimsical, insightful, profound, touching, and thoughtful--an ample source of personal inspiration and sermon illustrations.

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Contents

The Organist
134
The Jackass and the Kangaroo
140
Our Rubbishheaps
147
Lifes Invisible Constabulary
154
So many Beds in the Ward
161
Part III
169
The Law of the Lane
171
A Tonic of Big Things
178

Back Moves
61
The Tireless Trudge
70
Sunset on the Sea
78
Part II
87
Clean Bowled
89
Mad Dogs and Mosquitoes
96
On Falling in Love
105
Ipecacuanha
112
Seaside Lodgings
120
The Cliffs of Dover
128
Sermons and Sandwiches
185
The Challenge of the Heights
193
The Furniturevan
201
On the Wisdom of Conducting Ones Own Funeral
209
Our Better Halves
216
The Conquest of the Poles
224
Hatpins and Buttonhooks
232
The Brow of the Hill
239
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Page 159 - I remember, I remember Where I was used to swing, And thought the air must rush as fresh To swallows on the wing ; My spirit flew in feathers then That is so heavy now, And summer pools could hardly cool The fever on my brow. I remember, I remember...
Page 65 - And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter : so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.
Page 201 - Oh, to be in England Now that April's there, And whoever wakes in England Sees, some morning, unaware, That the lowest boughs and the brush-wood sheaf Round the elm-tree bole are in tiny leaf, While the chaffinch sings on the orchard bough In England— now!
Page 22 - Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep ; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren...
Page 22 - I forty stripes save one, thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep ; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfuluess, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness ; besides...
Page 146 - ROCK of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee ! Let the water and the blood, From Thy riven side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure, Cleanse me from its guilt and power.
Page 229 - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.
Page 177 - Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand Who saith, "A whole I planned; 5 Youth shows but half. Trust God; see all, nor be afraid!

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