Priceless Pearls for All Christians, Comprising the Nativity, Baptism, Teachings, Miracles, Transfiguration, Crucifixion and Resurrection of Our Glorious Redeemer [Jesus Christ]

Priceless Pearls for All Christians, Comprising the Nativity, Baptism, Teachings, Miracles, Transfiguration, Crucifixion and Resurrection of Our Glorious Redeemer [Jesus Christ]

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...bears no trace Of our evanescent race: On thy wild and wandering wave Bloom no laurels for the grave; O'er thy dread, unfathom'd gloom, Tower no trophies for the tomb. But there comes a day of dread, To reclaim thy thousand dead; Bursting from thy dark control, While in fire thy billows roll, Shall that countless multitude Soar from out thy shrinking flood, Thy mistress moon be changed to blood! And the sun, with aspect drear, Look upon this parting sphere, At once his startled orb look wan, On His cross who died for man: Then shall the archangel stand, One foot on sea, and one on shore, And swear with an uplifted hand That time shall be no more! And while heaven's last thunders roll, Sounding nature's parting knoll, Like a burning, blackening scroll, Reeling from the face of day, Earth and sea shall flee away! The multitude after witnessing the great miracle, were anxious again to hear the Saviour; and the people brought to him all the sick and palsied, that they might be healed--"and as many as touched the hem of his garment were made whole." When Jesus saw the great concourse of people who had assembled, he said to them, being aware of what was passing in their minds--"Verily, verily, 1 say unto you, ye seek me not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat the loaves and were filled: Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed." And when they asked him the meaning of this saying, Jesus answered them, and said--I am the bread of life; he that cometh to me shall never hunger: and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. But I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682668X
  • 9781236826688