The Water of Life: And Other Sermons

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Macmillan and Company, 1881 - Sermons, English - 242 pages

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Page 142 - 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 36 - Rom. vi. 21—23. What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed! for the end of those things is death. But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death;
Page 56 - 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 84 - Queen at Windsor, June 26, 1864.) EZEKIEL i. I, 26. Now it came to pass, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God. And upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man.
Page 91 - And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara : for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me. I went out full, and the Lord hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the Lord hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath
Page 142 - Psalm, another speaks by the Spirit of God; ' Let all things praise the name of the Lord : for He commanded, and they were created. He hath also established them for ever and ever: He hath given them a law which shall not be broken.
Page 89 - bone and flesh of His flesh; able to say to Him for ever, in all the chances and changes of this mortal life— • Thou, O Christ, art all I want, More than all in thee I find; Raise me, fallen ; cheer me, faint; Heal me, sick ; and lead me, blind. Thou of life the fountain art, Freely
Page 36 - are now ashamed! for the end of those things is death. But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death;
Page 73 - his life, shall save it. For what is a man profited if he gain the whole world, and lose his own life ? ' How is this? It is a hard saying. Difficult to believe, on account of the natural selfishness which lies
Page 89 - O Christ, art all I want, More than all in thee I find; Raise me, fallen ; cheer me, faint; Heal me, sick ; and lead me, blind. Thou of life the fountain art, Freely let me drink of Thee; Spring Thou up within my heart. Rise to all eternity.

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