Personal Recollections

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John S. Taylor, 1842 - 303 pages
 

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Page 291 - ... promises, kindly stepped in, and carried him away, to where the wicked cease from troubling, and where the weary are at rest ! It is during the time that we lived on this farm, that my little story is most eventful.
Page 248 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways. Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.
Page 256 - But every man in his own order; Christ the first fruits; afterwards they that are Christ's at his coming. Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.
Page 210 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.
Page 50 - A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land : the prophets prophesy falsely and the priests bear rule by their means ; and My people love to have it so : and what will ye do in the end thereof?'1 What call you that, lads?
Page 52 - ... which if a man do, he shall even live in them; they polluted my sabbaths: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the wilderness. 22 Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.
Page 26 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.
Page 283 - From all sedition and privy conspiracy, from the tyranny of the Bishop of Rome, and all his detestable enormities, from all false doctrine and heresy, from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy word and commandment.
Page 46 - I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever : but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me ; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Page 203 - We uplift the expectant eye, Our redemption draweth nigh. When the fig-tree shoots appear, Men proclaim their summer near ; When the hearts of rebels fail, We the coming Saviour hail ; Bridegroom of the weeping spouse ! Listen to her longing vows, Listen to her...

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