Emblems from Eden

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R. Carter, 1856 - 159 páginas
 

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Página 150 - 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.
Página 116 - Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; To show that the Lord is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
Página 30 - The Sun of Righteousness has been gradually drawing nearer and nearer, appearing larger and brighter as he approached, and now he fills the whole hemisphere ; pouring forth a flood of glory, in which I seem to float like an insect in the beams of the sun ; exulting, yet almost trembling, while I gaze on this excessive brightness, and wondering, with unutterable wonder, why God should deign thus to shine upon a sinful worm.
Página 140 - His head be filled with dew, and His locks with the drops of the night.
Página 71 - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Página 6 - 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.
Página 28 - The trivial round, the common task Would furnish all we ought to ask, Room to deny ourselves, a road To bring us daily nearer God.
Página 58 - Man's chief end is to glorify God and enjoy him for ever.
Página 92 - See to it that a living Saviour be indeed the sun of your affections and the centre of your desires. Cultivate a strenuous piety. Alike combat intellectual laziness and spiritual lethargy. Be ready for every good work. Be ready to give a reason for the hope that is in you ; and pray that the Lord would maintain you ever ready for his providential will.
Página 118 - Spikenard and saffron ; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices: 15 A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.

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