A Child's Book of Religion: For Sunday Schools and Homes

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D.G. Francis, 1871 - 273 pages
 

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Page 120 - Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink ; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment...
Page 122 - For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.
Page 55 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 50 - God the life and light of all this wondrous world we see its glow by day its smile by night are but reflections caught from thee •where'er we turn thy glories shine and all things fair and bright are thine when day with farewell beam delays among the opening clouds of even and we can almost think we gaze through golden vistas into heaven...
Page 25 - The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul : the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart : the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Page 22 - BLESS the Lord, O my soul : O Lord my God, thou art very great ; thou art clothed with honour and majesty. Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain...
Page 121 - Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
Page 19 - 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 118 - Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure In heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for...
Page 78 - Ready too to let them go. One by one thy griefs shall meet thee, Do not fear an armed band: One will fade as others greet thee; Shadows passing through the land. Do not look at life's long sorrow; See how small each moment's pain, God will help thee for to-morrow, So each day begin again.

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