The Christian philosopher triumphing over death, a narrative of the closing scenes of the life of William Gordon

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Presbyterian Bd. of Publication, 1849 - 16 pages
 

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Page 120 - Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit; for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
Page 71 - Just as I am (Thy love unknown Has broken every barrier down), Now to be Thine, yea, Thine alone, O Lamb of God, I come...
Page 187 - THERE is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign, Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain. 2 There everlasting spring abides, And never-withering flowers : Death, like a narrow sea, divides This heavenly land from ours.
Page 70 - Loud let His praises ring — Praise, praise for aye. 2. Come to this happy land, Come, come away ; Why will ye doubting stand— Why still delay ? Oh, we shall happy be, When from sin and sorrow free, Lord, we shall live with thee ! Blest, blest for aye.
Page 69 - Oh, how they sweetly sing, Worthy is our Saviour King, Loud let His praises ring — Praise, praise for aye.
Page 199 - After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds and people and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands ; And cried with a loud voice ; saying; Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Page 189 - While I draw this fleeting breath, When my eyelids close in death, When I soar to worlds unknown, See Thee on Thy judgment throne, Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee.
Page 43 - A man may be a heretic in the truth ; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determines, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy.
Page 214 - Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath. " That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us...
Page 70 - Loud let His praises ring, Praise, praise for aye ! 2 Come to this happy land, Come, come away ; Why will ye doubting stand ? Why still delay? Oh, we shall happy be, When, from sin and sorrow free, Lord, we shall live with Thee, Blest, blest for aye...

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