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Page 347 - Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die: remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 130 - Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need
Page 10 - He who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows out that plan, carries on a thread which will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life. The orderly arrangement of his time is like a ray of light, which darts itself through all his affairs. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal...
Page 401 - Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the LORD hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.
Page 281 - When he must condemn, he condemns with regret; and without those aggravations which the severity of others adds to the crime. He listens calmly to the apology of the offender, and readily admits every extenuating circumstance which equity can suggest..
Page 302 - Jhall be judged: and with what meafure ye mete, it Jhall be meafured to you again. And why beholdeft thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye...
Page 319 - Those evil spirits who inhabit the regions of misery, are represented as delighting in revenge and cruelty. But all that is great and good in the universe, is on the side of clemency and mercy. The Almighty Ruler of the world, though for ages offended by the unrighteousness, and insulted by the impiety of men, is long-suffering and slow to anger.
Page 435 - ... ruler ; what construction he is to put on many of the dispensations of his providence ; and what his fate is to be when he departs hence. What a...
Page 320 - Collected within itself, it stands unmoved by their impotent assaults ; and with generous pity, rather than with anger, looks down on their unworthy conduct. It has been truly said, that the greatest man on earth can no sooner commit an injury, than a good man can make himself greater, by forgiving it.