A Ray of Light

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Robert Carter & Brothers, 1867 - 158 pages

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Page 94 - When thou goest, it shall lead thee ; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee ; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light ; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
Page 145 - Christ ; not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers ; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; with good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
Page 94 - Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things ; not answering again ; 10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
Page 94 - I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting ; in like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety, not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array, but (which becometh women professing godliness,) with good works.
Page 60 - BETTER trust all and be deceived, And weep that trust and that deceiving, Than doubt one heart that, if believed, Had blessed one's life with true believing. Oh, in this mocking world, too fast The doubting fiend o'ertakes our youth; Better be cheated to the last Than lose the blessed hope of truth.
Page 125 - Yet is it a talent of trust, a loan to be rendered back with interest ; A delight, but redolent of care ; honey -sweet, but lacking not the bitter.
Page 88 - This world is but the rugged road Which leads us to the bright abode Of peace above ; So let us choose that narrow way Which leads no traveller's foot astray From realms of love.
Page 48 - But now God hath thus ordered it, that we may learn to bear one another's burdens ; for no man is without fault ; no man but hath his burden ; no man is sufficient of himself ; no man is wise enough of himself ; but we ought to bear with one another, comfort one another, help, instruct, and admonish one another.
Page 82 - God hath for a season lent Perchance to try thy spirit, and its bent, Effeminate soul and base — weakly to mourn,, There lies no desert in the land of life, For e'en that tract that barrenest doth seem, Laboured of thee in faith and hope, shall teem With heavenly harvests and rich gatherings, rife...

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