Praise, Meditations in the 103rd Psalm

Praise, Meditations in the 103rd Psalm

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...great purposes, His satisfaction as well as thine. And claiming and expecting from such a Saviour such fulness of blessing, let thy song already celebrate His mercy--" Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless His holy Name... Who satisfieth thee with goodness." Satisfaction--I think I have seen it upon earth, where the little child lies in the mother's arms all compassed with love--love that folded in the arms, that consecrated all the life to the little one, love that looked from yearning eyes, and that sang in songs which soothed and gladdened it, whilst it lay laughing with a perfect gladness; without regret or fear, without care or want, all untouched by anything that could break the sunny surface of that perfect peace. See in this the fair emblem of what God's love can do for us. He thine, my soul, thine own, and thou altogether His; so compassed about with favour that thou canst lie down within the Everlasting Arms, the past hushed for ever, and about thee the sunshine of His Presence; so sure, so safe within His love, that thou canst but rest. Where Omnipotence watches there is no room for fear; where Goodness like His controls all things thou canst not wish for other than His will. And on for ever this purpose goes shaping all the ages--that thou be more and more like unto thy Lord, the Fairest and Altogether Lovely. Sing aloud for very gladness--Bless the Lord, O my soul! III. This Satisfaction Is The Renewal Of OUR YOUTH. Earth has not within it a sadder sight than an old age which has found nothing beyond the present and the seen. Old age, in all its emptiness and want, is a thousandfold more to be pitied than the helplessness of infancy;--when hope has died, and there is nothing left to live for, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123694108X
  • 9781236941084