Memoirs and Letters of Richard and Elizabeth Shackleton: Late of Ballitore, Ireland

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S. Wood and sons, 1823 - 318 pages
 

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Page 153 - He that observeth the wind shall not sow ; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
Page 52 - Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord ; though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be white as snow ; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Page 249 - Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.
Page 290 - For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing ? are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming ? For ye are our glory and joy.
Page 269 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 276 - When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 292 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season ? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Page 279 - How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.
Page 291 - COMFORT ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, That her warfare is accomplished; that her iniquity is pardoned : for she hath received of the Lord's hand double for all her sins.
Page 147 - I often look back with a pleasing recollection to the industrious part of my past life, in which I in some measure ' exercised myself to have a conscience void of offence towards God, and towards men.

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