Cromwell's Soldier's Bible: Being a Reprint, in Facsimile, of "The Soldier's Pocket Bible,"

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E. Stock, 1895 - Soldiers - 16 pages
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Page 1 - are most of them old decayed servingmen, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ; and," said I, " their troops are gentlemen's sons, younger sons and persons of quality ; do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and courage and resolution in them...
Page 5 - Penny Bible. Shewing from the Holy Scriptures, the Soldier's Duty and Encouragement. Being a Brief Collection of pertinent Scriptures, under XX Heads, fit for the Soldier's, or Seaman's Pocket, when he is not furnish'd with, or cannot well carry a larger Volume, in time of War.
Page 1 - You must get men of a spirit, and take it not ill what I say — I know you will not — of a spirit that is likely to go on as far as gentlemen will go, or else you will be beaten still.
Page 15 - ... calamity and gracious deliverance. The Board walked in the valley of the shadow of death, but goodness and mercy followed it and overtook it. We became a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and derision to them that were round about us. Then cried we unto the Lord: Remember not our iniquities against us; let thy tender mercies prevent us, for we are brought very low; help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name, and deliver us. He is a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful,...
Page 3 - THE Soldier's Pocket Bible" consisted of appropriate selections from the Scriptures, printed in a pamphlet form. It was generally buttoned between the coat and vest, next to the heart, — proving, perhaps, sometimes a defence from the weapons of the enemies of their bodies, as well as from the wicked one who sought to subdue their souls.
Page 6 - ... the streete of the gate of the city, and spake comfortably to them, saying ; Be strong and couragious, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is •with him : for there bee moe with us, then with him. With him is an arme of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to helpe us, and to fight our battels. And the people rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of ludah. After this did Sennacherib king of Assyria send his servants to Against the...
Page 5 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield, but I come unto thee in the name of the Lord of Hosts, the God of the armies of Israel whom thou hast defied.
Page 5 - Soaldier to fight the Lords Battels, both before he fight, • in the fight, and after the fight ; Which Scriptures are reduced to...

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