Daily Steps Upward, Scripture Text and Poetry [Signed Esemee]

Daily Steps Upward, Scripture Text and Poetry [Signed Esemee]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...For brief is the life! Bernard Of Clugm. The time is short. i Cor. The less of this cold world, the more of Heaven, The briefer life, the earlier immortality. MilMAN. aND since 'tis certain, then, that we must die, --No hope, no chance, no prospect of redress, --Be it our constant aim unswervingly To tread God's narrow path of holiness. Rabbi Don Santob. Narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life. Matt. vii. 14. So let us choose that narrow way Which leads no traveller's foot astray From realms of love. Jorge Manrique.-i SAW the vast Heaven encompassing all, -Like children the stars to her came; The exploits of man then seemed to me small, --Naught great save the Infinite's name. Eric Sjoberg. Great is our Lord, and of great power: His understanding is infinite. "I lay my head upon Thy Infinite heart, I hide beneath the shelter of Thy wing."-4AHEN tempest-clouds are dark on high, His bow of love and peace Shines beauteous in the vaulted sky, A pledge that storms shall cease. Bernard Barton, I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth. Gen. ix. 13. Raise Thou our eyes above To see a Father's love Beam, like a bow of promise, through the cloud. Mrs. Miles.-flfJE 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. Hartley Coleridge. Men ought always to pray, and not to faint. Luee xviii. i. "Prayer pushes prayer Up into heaven's sublimer air; Around the throne eternally They pass and still repass." HO wears the cross prays oft and well; Bruised herbs send forth the sweetest smell. SCHnOIKE. A bruised reed shall He not break. Is. xlii. 3. From trodden...
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236775023
  • 9781236775023