Blades and Blossoms

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R. G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1911 - American poetry - 100 pages

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Page 82 - Let cares like a wild deluge come, And storms of sorrow fall ; May I but safely reach my home, My God, my heaven, my all : 4 There shall I bathe my weary soul, In seas of heavenly rest, And not a wave of trouble roll Across my peaceful breast.
Page 82 - When I can read my title clear To mansions in the skies, I'll bid farewell to every fear, And wipe my weeping eyes.
Page 34 - Luke iv : 18, 19, he tells us that he came to ' preach the Gospel to the poor; to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
Page 85 - ... disbelief, or forgetfulness of his prediction that he should rise from the dead, had come to embalm his remains. But instead of a dead Savior, they found in his tomb an angel, who soon removed the fears which his appearance occasioned by saying, Fear not, for I know that ye seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, he is risen. Go, tell his disciples, and Peter, that he goeth before you into Galilee ; there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
Page 86 - God is a spirit, and he seeketh such to worship him as worship him in spirit and in truth/' Mankind have ever been prone to place undue reliance upon the observance of outward forms.

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