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ANECDOTES AND SELECTIONS answer appeared asked beautiful become believe better Bible blessed called child Christ Christian church close comes CORNER dark death earth English eyes face FACTS faith father fear feel feet gave GEMS give given ground hand happy head hear heart heaven hold holy hope hour Italy Jesus keep kind king leaves light live look Lord lost matter means mind morning mother nature never night Notes once passage passed person POETRY poor pray prayer present rest seemed seen side soon soul speak spirit stand sweet tell Thee things Thou thought translation tree true truth turned whole young
Page 63 - For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father's, and of the holy angels.
Page 54 - For all flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
Page 72 - There is an eye that never sleeps Beneath the wing of night; There is an ear that never shuts, When sink the beams of light.
Page 25 - No good in creatures can be found, But may be found in thee : I must have all things, and abound, While God is God to me.
Page 24 - TEACH me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee...
Page 72 - BE not afraid to pray — to pray is right. Pray, if thou canst, with hope ; but ever pray, Though hope be weak, or sick with long delay; Pray in the darkness, if there be no light. Far is the time, remote from human sight, When war and discord on the earth shall cease ; Yet every prayer for universal peace Avails the blessed time to expedite. Whate'er is good to wish, ask that of Heaven, Though it be what thou canst not hope to see: Pray to be perfect, though material leaven Forbid the spirit so...
Page 115 - ... asked him why he did not worship the God of heaven. The old man told him that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other God ; at which answer Abraham grew so zealously angry, that he thrust the old man out of his tent, and exposed him to all the evils of the night and an unguarded condition. When the old man was gone, God called to Abraham, and asked him •where the stranger was : he replied, ' I thrust him away, because he did not worship thee.
Page 89 - In the hour of my distress, When temptations me oppress, And when I my sins confess, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When I lie within my bed, Sick in heart, and sick in head, And with doubts discomforted, Sweet Spirit, comfort me!
Page 10 - It may not be our lot to wield The sickle in the ripened field ; Nor ours to hear, on summer eves, The reaper's song among the sheaves. Yet where our duty's task is wrought In unison with God's great thought, The near and future blend in one, And whatsoe'er is willed, is done...