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" The Lord giveth, and the Lord ' taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord. "
Hours of sadness: or, Instruction and comfort for the mourner - Page 66
by Hours - 1839 - 215 pages
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Letters to a Friend: On the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic ..., Volume 1

Edward Augustus Kendall - Catholic emancipation - 1826
...receive good at the hands of the Lo*-d, and shall we not also receive evil ?"• — and, again : " The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord !" Such, likewise, is the instance in which Habakkuk discovers the loftiest feelings of the...
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Sermons on various subjects

Aubrey George Spencer (bp. of Jamaica.) - 1827
...from his correction—while they grieve for what is gone, they are thankful for what is left—" the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away ;, blessed be the name of the Lord." There still remains to them the soothing sympathy of their friends^ the warm affection of...
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Twenty-one discourses, delivered in the parish church of Wrockwardine, by ...

Joshua Gilpin - 1827
...in the present world. He lifteth up, and he casteth down ; he maketh rich, and he maketh poor ; the Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away : blessed be the name of the Lord. To the privations of poverty there was superadded, in this case, the sad accompaniment of...
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The Persecuted Family: A Narrative of the Sufferings of the Presbyterians in ...

Robert Pollok - Covenanters - 1829 - 150 pages
...bloody corpse on the heath, and lifting up his hands to heaven, in a tone of resignation, said, "The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away: blessed be the name of the Lord!" After a short consultation, it was determined to carry the dead body to a neighboring hut....
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Letters of Christian Sympathy to Mourners

Consolation - 1830 - 142 pages
...infinite goodness, or would dispute with infinite wisdom. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. Be this the language of my soul, and may my grief find alleviation. Help, O help me to believe that this very trial is thy...
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The True Christian's Faith and Experience Briefly Declared ...

William Shewen - Society of Friends - 1830 - 133 pages
...according to the will of God, he is ready and willing to part with them, and can say as Job did, " The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away; blessed be the name of the Lord." He is not afraid of evil tidings, the ruffling of the winds and the roaring of the sea do...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 17

1831
...? — Think not that they, who were Chris. tiens indeed, could be guilty of such ingratitude. " The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away — blessed be the name of the Lord!" were the first words they had spoken by that bedside ; during many, many long years of weal...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 29

England - 1831
...graves ? Think not that they, who were Christians indeed, could be guilty of such ingratitude. " The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away — blessed be the name of the Lord !" were the first words they had spoke by that bedside ; during many, many long years of weal...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 12

1832
...her children in the hard winter, how wonderfully did God support her; she was enabled to say, " The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away; blessed be the name of the Lord." " Shall I receive good at the hand of God," and shall I murmur at the trials which he sendeth...
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The Pearl: Or, Affection's Gift

Gift books - 1832
...complete view of the pulpit, from which the preacher, not observing them, now proclaimed his text : " The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord." It was the second time, within the memory of this assembly, that Mr. Sidney had publicly...
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