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SELECTION 48

COMFORT

John 14.

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

And whither I go, ye know, and the way ye know. Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh unto the Father, but by me.

If ye had known me, ye would have known my Father also: from henceforth ye know him, and know him, and have seen him. Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us.

not from myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.

Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also;

And greater works than these shall he do: because I go unto the Father.

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask anything in my name, that will I do.

If ye love me, ye will keep my commandments.

And I will pray the Father, and. he shall give you another Comforter, that he may be with you for ever,

Even the Spirit of truth: whom the world cannot receive;

Because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him; but ye know him; for he abideth with you, and shall be in you.

Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and dost thou not know me, Philip?

He that hath seen me hath seen the Father; how sayest thou then, shew us the Father? Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I say unto you I speak

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come unto you.

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give unto you:

Not as the world giveth, give I unto you.

Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

SELECTION 49

TRUST

Ps. 37.

Fret not thyself because of evil doers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him:

Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

For evil doers shall be cut off; but those that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the earth.

earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.

Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

For the Lord loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off. But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in time of trouble.

And the Lord shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.

For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.

But the meek shall inherit the

SELECTION 50

THE LORD'S SUPPER

I Cor. v.

For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:

Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness,

For I say unto you, I will not eat

But with the unleavened bread of it, until it be fulfilled in the king

dom of God.

sincerity and truth.

Luke 22.

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the passover.

And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and make ready for us the passover, that we may eat.

And they said unto him, Where wilt thou that we make ready? And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water;

Follow him into into the house whereinto he goeth. And ye shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto thee,

had said unto them: and they made ready the passover. And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him.

Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?

And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer:

And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, take this, and divide it among yourselves: For I say unto you, I will not drink from henceforth of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.

And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he brake it, and gave to them, saying, This is my body which is given for you this do in remembrance of

me.

And the cup in like manner after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you.

I Cor. x.

And he will show you a large upper room furnished: there make ready.

And they went, and found as he

The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ?

The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.

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SELECTION 52

THE HEAVENLY CITY

Rev. 21.

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth:

For the first heaven and the first earth are passed away; and there was no more sea.

And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,

Made ready as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he shall dwell with them,

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Rev. 22.

And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal,

Proceeding out of the throne of God, and of the Lamb, in the midst of the street of it, And on either side of the river was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month:

And the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. And there shall be no curse any

more:

And the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be therein: And his servants shall serve him; And they shall see his face; and his name shall be on their foreheads.

And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun;

For the Lord God shall give them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life.

And may enter in through the gates into the city.

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come.

And let him that heareth say,
Come.

And let him that is athirst come.

And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

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