Labourers in the vineyard: dioramic scenes in the lives of eminent Christians, by M.H.


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Página 5 - A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine; who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, makes that and the action fine.
Página 40 - But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
Página 166 - O God ! O good beyond compare ! If thus Thy meaner works are fair, If thus Thy bounties gild the span Of ruined earth, and sinful man, How glorious must the mansion be, Where Thy redeemed shall dwell with Thee...
Página 121 - Jesus, my great High Priest, Offered His blood and died; My guilty conscience seeks No sacrifice beside : His powerful blood did once atone, And now it pleads before the throne.
Página 7 - ... Lays her gentle hand in mine. And she sits and gazes at me With those deep and tender eyes, Like the stars, so still and saint-like, Looking downward from the skies. Uttered not, yet comprehended, Is the spirit's voiceless prayer, Soft rebukes, in blessings ended, Breathing from her lips of air. O, though oft depressed and lonely, All my fears are laid aside, If I but remember only Such as these have lived and died!
Página 148 - Be thou on the earth ; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength.
Página 76 - while in the full enjoyment of all that this world could bestow, my conscience told me that in the true sense of the word I was not a Christian. I laughed, I sang, I was apparently gay and happy, but the thought would steal across me, ' What madness is all this to continue easy in a state in which a sudden call out of the world would consign me to everlasting misery, and that when eternal happiness is within my grasp...
Página 91 - Thank God that I should have lived to witness a day in which England is willing to give twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery.
Página 157 - ... his ways are not as our ways, nor his thoughts as our thoughts.
Página 33 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, yea, saith the Spirit, they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.

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