Old Testament Precepts, Arranged Alphabetically for Every Day in the Year, and Illustr. by Selections of Sacred Song, Compiled and Ed. by F.M.H

Old Testament Precepts, Arranged Alphabetically for Every Day in the Year, and Illustr. by Selections of Sacred Song, Compiled and Ed. by F.M.H

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...confest, That stamps His image on the human breast. Whate'er betides, through life's dark, dangerous way, If Truth directs, you cannot go astray. 3ulg 3. "Lying lips are abomination unto the Lord." Prov. xii. 22; xii. 10. OEYE whose glance no falsehood can endure, Grant me to wisely judge, and well discern, Nature from grace--Thy light serene and pure From grosser fires that in and round me bum. Let no strange fire be kindled on the shrine Within my heart, lest I should madly bring The hated offering unto Thee, O King. Ah, blest the soul whose light is born of Thine! Gottfried Arnold. Man doth not live by bread only." Deut. viii. 3. FATHER, I wait Thy daily will; Thou shalt divide my portion still; Grant me on earth what seems Thee best, Till death and Heaven reveal the rest. If peace and plenty crown my days, They help me, Lord, to speak Thy praise; If bread of sorrows be my food, Those sorrows work my lasting good. I would not change my blest estate For all the world calls good or great; And while my faith can keep her hold, I envy not the sinner's gold. Isaac Watts. ulv 5. 'Mangoeth forth to his work and to his labour until the evening.'--Ps. civ. 23. SINCE Thou hast added now, God! Unto my life another day, And giv'st me leave to walk abroad, And labour in my lawful way, My walks and works with me begin, Conduct me forth, and bring me in. So, till the evening of this morn, My time shall then so well be spent, That when the twilight shall return, I may enjoy it with content; And to Thy praise and honour say, That this has proved a happy day. G. Wither. ' Man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward."--Job v. 7. COUNT o'er the flowers from some fair wreath, Fall'n to thy happy share; Yet turning...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236807529
  • 9781236807526