The Water of Life, and Other Sermons

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Macmillan, 1873 - Sermons - 242 pages

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Page 241 - during a wet harvest.) Psalm cxlvii. 7—9. Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God: who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains. He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.
Page 67 - VI. and VII. The Differences in detail and of arrangement in the Synoptic Evangelists. VIII. The Difficulties of the Gospels. The Appendices contain much valuable subsidiary matter. A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE HISTORY OF THE CANON OF THE NEW TESTAMENT DURING THE FIRST FOUR CENTURIES. Third Edition, revised. Crown 8vo. \os.
Page 66 - whither he goeth: because darkness has blinded his eyes. But he that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him. For he who dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in him.' Therefore cast away the works of darkness, and put you on the
Page 47 - doctrine of original or birth sin, by ■which, as the Article says, every man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh lusteth against the spirit. St. Paul's doctrine is simple and explicit. Death,
Page 1 - but art, unknown to thee ; All chance, discretion which thou canst not see. All discord, harmony not understood ; All partial evil, universal good ; And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear—whatever is, is right.
Page 42 - This is a collection of twenty original Hymns, which the Literary Churchman speaks of as "so choice, so perfect, and so refined,— so tender in feeling, and so scholarly in expression." Palmer.—THE BOOK OF PRAISE : From the Best English Hymn Writers. Selected and arranged by Lord Selborne. With Vignette by Woolner. i8mo.
Page 14 - St. George's Hospital.) St. Matthew ix. 35. And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. '"T'HE
Page 123 - Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem. And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven : this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. 1
Page 136 - I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem. And whatsoever mine eyes desired, I kept not from them; I withheld not my heart from any joy, for my heart rejoiced in all my labour.

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