Christ in Modern Life: Sermons Preached in St. James's Square, London

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D. Appleton and Company, 1872 - 408 pages
 

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Page 192 - I have no need of thee : nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you. Nay much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary ; and those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour ; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
Page 192 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Page 306 - All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with evil? Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? All things have rest, and ripen toward the grave In silence — ripen, fall, and cease: Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease.
Page 156 - No more shall grief of mine the season wrong; I hear the Echoes through the mountains throng, The Winds come to me from the fields of sleep, And all the earth is gay; Land and sea...
Page 255 - For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all. " Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God ! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Page 242 - And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
Page 335 - REMEMBER now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them...
Page 27 - It was the lark, the herald of the morn, No nightingale; look, love, what envious streaks Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east: Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain-tops: I must be gone and live, or stay and die.
Page 191 - ... grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ ; from whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted, by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body, to the edifying of itself in love.

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