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Life and Letters of David Coit Scudder: Missionary in Southern India ...
Horace Elisha Scudder
No preview available - 2018
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Page 383 - Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that doth so easily beset us...
Page 385 - Nay, we may begin this blessed state while we are upon earth, by " setting our hearts and affections upon the things that are above, and having our conversation in heaven, from whence also we look for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vile bodies, that they may be fashioned like unto His glorious body, according to the working whereby He is able to subdue all things to Himself.
Page 384 - ... earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust ; in sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 171 - ... it the consciousness of strength in Him. "We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God and not of us." The feebleness and the strength are side by side; as the one grows, the other too, until they understand the saying, "When I am weak, then am I strong; I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest on me.
Page 385 - ... gorgeous flaming flowers around and upon the grave. I gathered a few flowers and came away, not to leave it alone, but in charge of Him who shall change our vile bodies that they may be fashioned like unto His glorious body." Over that quiet grave stands now a memorial stone, bearing upon its face this inscription, — DAVID COIT SCUDDER. "HE LEADETH ME BESIDE THE STILL WATERS.