The King's Highway: A Romance of the Franciscan Order in Alta California

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Page 176 - Thou sittest at the right hand of God in the glory of the Father. We believe that thou shalt come to be our Judge. We therefore pray thee help thy servants whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.
Page 41 - Verily I say unto you ; There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions, and in the world to come eternal life.
Page 176 - Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.
Page 175 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 155 - Cabrillo and his company went on shore and took solemn possession of the land in the name of the king of Spain and the viceroy of Mexico.
Page 174 - If we understand the title in this larger sense, it includes the idea that the sovereign power was specially exercised on behalf of the covenant people, and that " the LORD of hosts" was " the God of the armies of Israel" (i Sam. xvii. 45). (5) For us its significance is well explained by the words of the Te Deum, " Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of Thy Glory.
Page 21 - ... Therefore, when Padre Vicente came to his labors on the far off shores of Alta California, he came as one who had known the whole joy of living, yet had set all aside for the passion of his soul. Perhaps that was the secret of the peculiar sympathy that he brought to the field of his labors ; and certain...
Page 139 - For the first time in his life the call of the King's Highway was made plain to him. No longer was it vague and far off, for Rafaela was present with him. She it was who had called him long ago when, as a child, he had stood in the broad trail of the King's Highway below San Juan Capistrano and gazed hungrily into the distance.
Page 159 - Messianic hope, and that his principal action was in accordance with it. y'Repent," said he, "for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."l He announced a "great wrath," that is to say, terrible calamities which should come to pass, 2 and declared that the axe was already laid at the root of the tree, and that the tree would soon be cast into the fire.
Page 22 - ... was that it was easier for the people- to believe what he told them of the love of God, because of the clear image of that love in the priest's tenderness for them. But, having set aside all that he had for the greater passion, Padre Vicente did not know that in time the love of God would require of him still more.

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