The Messenger

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 - 316 pages
 

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Page 258 - In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God : he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears. Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.
Page 185 - And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate ; there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.
Page 258 - The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Page 258 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down: And darkness was under his feet. And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: Yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind. He made darkness his secret place; His pavilion round about him were Dark waters and thick clouds of the skies. At the brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, Hail stones and coals of fire.
Page 258 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness was under his feet. And he rode upon a cherub and did fly : yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind. He made darkness his secret place ; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies 24 RESPONSIVE READINGS.
Page 258 - There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured : coals were kindled by it. " He bowed the heavens also, and came down : and darkness was under his feet.
Page 258 - Hail stones and coals of fire. The Lord also thundered in the heavens, And the Highest gave his voice; Hail stones and coals of fire. Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; And he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them. Then the channels of waters were seen, And the foundations of the world were discovered At thy rebuke, O Lord, At the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.
Page 119 - This is not correction, but excision. Not, however, annihilation — this would be a privilege. They shall seek death; but they shall not find it. In vain will they ask the rocks to fall on them, and the mountains to cover them. The penalty is not the loss of their being, but of their happiness and of their hope ; the destruction of body and soul in hell for ever. — Observe the dreadfulness of the aggravation — "from among the people.
Page 273 - And he had gained that knowledge only to knowthat they were to be sundered. It was a bitter thought, and for a time, as he stood there with his eyes fixed upon the cottage, he felt as if so far as he was concerned the world had come to an end. The happiness which he had Been before him as plainly as if it had been a painted picture — a picture of the fireside in the home that he hoped for — had been blotted out from before his eyes, and in its stead there was a blank. It did not matter how that...
Page 121 - ... excision', as is related concerning the men of Nineveh: «Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown» (Jonah 3. 4). Fourth, One who does not repent, until some part of the punishment sent by Heaven has come upon him, as it is said: 25 «Turn again unto the Lord that he may return to the remnant

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