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Page ii - as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame; I was a father to the poor; and the cause which I knew not, I searched out; and I brake the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.
Page 23 - into pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit, every man under his vine and under his Jig-tree, and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of the Lord of hosts hath spoken it.
Page 29 - tree: When its branch is yet tender, and shoots forth its leaves, ye see and know of yourselves that summer is near at hand. So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand, even at the door." " And there shall be SIGNS in the sun,
Page 28 - tree, and instead of the briar shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign, that shall not be cut off.
Page 23 - SHALL COME OVER UNTO THEE; and they shall fall down unto thee, they shall make supplication unto thee, saying, Surely God is in thee, and there is none else, there is no God. Verily thou art a God that hidest thyself, 0 God of Israel, the Saviour."^
Page 59 - men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God. And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance; for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done, and there is no respect of persons.'
Page 35 - thank thee, O Father" said the Lord Jesus Christ, " Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father, for so it seemeth good in thy sight" Thus " He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to
Page 28 - The groans of nature in this nether world, Which heaven has heard for ages, have an end, Foretold by prophets, and by poets sung, Whose fire was kindled at the prophets' lamp, The time of rest, the promis'd Sabbath, comes.