Eighteen Practical Discourses, for families and young persons, etc

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Author, 1829 - 191 pages

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Page 26 - barns, yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Consider the lilies of the field how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin, and yet I say unto you, that even Solomon, in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass
Page 155 - and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Page 152 - Say, shall we yield him, in costly devotion, Odours of Eden and offerings divine, Gems of the mountain and pearls of the ocean, Myrrh from the forest, and gold from the mine. Vainly we offer each ample oblation, Vainly with gifts would his favour implore;
Page 108 - PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON. And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off", his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.—Luke xv. 20.
Page 189 - Why spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which satisfieth not ? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness:
Page 127 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes ; and whence came they? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me,
Page 125 - Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; though the flock shall be cut off from
Page 53 - need not that any man teach you; but as the same anointing teacheth you all things, and is truth, and no lie, even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
Page 116 - How many hired servants of my father have bread enough, and to spare, whilst I perish with hunger ! I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son, make me as one of thy hired servants.
Page 35 - Christian. How at the present day has it advanced, what are its triumphs, or who can tell? Its trophies are to be found in every part of the globe, even " In climes beyond the solar road, Where shaggy forms o'er ice-built mountains roam,

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