Proceedings of the Fitchburg Historical Society and Papers Relating to the History of the Town

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Page 66 - Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee. 29. And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, 30. But he shall receive an hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come, eternal life.
Page 42 - Go thy way for this time, when I have a more convenient season I will call for thee.
Page 320 - I heard the voice of JESUS say, ' Come unto me and rest ; Lay down, thou weary one, lay down Thy head upon My breast.' I came to JESUS as I was — Weary, and worn, and sad ; I found in Him a resting-place, And He has made me glad. I heard the voice of JESUS say, ' Behold I freely give The living water — thirsty one, Stoop down, and drink, and live.
Page 103 - Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start...
Page 312 - My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
Page 134 - IF WE HAD BUT A DAY. WE should fill the hours with the sweetest things, If we had but a day ; We should drink alone at the purest springs In our upward way ; We should love with a lifetime's love in an hour, If the hours were few ; We should rest, not for dreams, but for fresher power To be and to do.
Page 280 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Page 315 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 65 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Page 291 - So fades a summer cloud away, So sinks the gale when storms are o'er, So gently shuts the eye of day, So dies a wave along the shore.

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