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" It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. "
Early recollections, by Bertie's mother [ - Laing] ed. by J.B. Laing - Page 49
by J Byres Laing - 1850
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The Christian institutes, or, The sincere word of God, a plain account of ...

Francis Gastrell (bp. of Chester) - 1717
...the World will learn Righteoufnefs : and in their Affliction they will feek him eaily. * It is good for me that I have been afflicted ; that I might learn thy Statutes, O Lord; For before I was afflicted, I went aftray; but now I have kept thy Word. 1 Wherefore doth a...
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Sermons on several occasions, with a course of lectures on the ..., Volume 2

Richard Bundy - 1740
...trou,* bled ; and very affectionately and gratefully cries out in the Words of the Text, It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy Statutes. So that thefe Words imply the Pfalmift's Senfe of the Benefits he had reaped from the Afflictions he...
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Brett's Miscellany: Being, a Collection of Divine, Moral, Historical, and ...

Peter Brett - English literature - 1748 - 228 pages
...Pfalm cxfa:. 67, 71. Before I was affli&ed I went aftray, but now have I kept tby Word. It is good for me that I have been afflicted ; that I might learn thy Statutes. I know, O Lord, that thy Judgments are juft : And that in Faithfulnefs, thou hath caufed me to be afflicted....
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Sermons on Practical Subjects: to which is Added, a Farewell ..., Volume 5

John WITHERSPOON (President of Princeton College.), William Shenstone - Sermons, English - 1768 - 323 pages
...Before I was afflicted, I went a' dray; but now have I kept thy word: and, ver. • 71. It is good for me that I have been afflicted, ' that I might learn thy ftatutes.' And the apoftle Paul, Rom. v. 3. 'And not only fo, but we glory • in tribulations alfo,...
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The Whole Works: Of the Reverend Mr. John Flavel, ... In Eight Volumes. To ...

John Flavel - Presbyterian Church - 1770
...teacheth them ! Surely they reckon it an abundant recompense of all that they fuffer. " It is good for me that I have been afflicted, " that I might learn thy itatutes," Pfalm cxix. i \ . Yea, he refrefhes as well as teaches, and no cordials revive like his....
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Gospel Sonnets: Or, Spiritual Songs, in Six Parts ... Concerning Creation ...

Ralph Erskine - Religious poetry - 1793 - 371 pages
...Pfalm cxix. 67. Before 1 was afflicted, 1 went aftray : but now have 1 kept thy word. v. "i. It is good for me that. I have been afflicted : that I might learn thy fiatutes. James i. 2. My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into divers: temptations. a Matth....
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...pecuniary way ? " Before I was afflicted I went astray ; but now have I kept thy word." " It is good for me that I have been afflicted ; that I might learn thy statutes. " And it is contrary to all the experience of men of observation to say, that uninterrupted prosperity...
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Sermons and Other Practical Works: Consisting of Above One ..., Volume 10

Ralph Erskine - Sermons - 1796
...cxix. 67. Before I was afflicted, 1 went aftny : but now 1 have ' Itept thy word. Verle 71. It is fcojd for me that I have been afflicted: that I might learn thy ftaiutes. James i. 2. My brethren, count it all joy, when ye fall iine divers temptations. 8 Matin,...
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Whole Works of the Rev. Mr. John Flavel, Volume 6

John Flavel - 1799
...Spirit teacheth them! Surely they reckon it an abundant recompenfe of all that they fuffer. " It is good for me ' ' ' that I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy ftatutes," Pfalm csix. 71. Yea, he refreflies as well as teaches, and no cordials revive ' f like his....
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A commentary on the Book of psalms. 1st Amer. ed, Volume 2

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1802
...enjoy in private, the more exalted pleafures of abftinence, meditation, and prayer. 7i. It is good for me that I have been afflicted: that I might learn thy jlatutes. God's ftatutes are beft learned in the fchool of affliction, becaufe by affliction the great...
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