Life thoughts gathered from the extemporaneous discourses of Henry Ward Beecher, by E.D. Procter

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Edna Dean Proctor
Ward Lock & Tyler, 1874 - Sermons, American - 326 pages
 

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Page 86 - Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency. For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
Page 86 - Truly God is good to Israel, Even to such as are of a clean heart. But as for me, my feet were almost gone ; My steps had well nigh slipped. For I was envious at the foolish, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Page 47 - And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written.
Page 178 - WE then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 2 Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.
Page 285 - Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy: but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you...
Page 80 - O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! Then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea...
Page 86 - Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, And afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? And there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: But God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
Page 327 - PEOPLE'S COMMENTARY. With Family Register, and over One Thousand Page and other Illustrations of Biblical Localities, and of Incidents from the Holy Scriptures, by OVERBECK, RETHEL, and other great Scriptural Artists. With a large number of full-page Coloured Pictures. A Family Bible and Commentary, cheap in price, trustworthy in explanations, and attractive in form, has long been desired.
Page 121 - ... me a dish of sand, and tell me there were particles of iron in it, I might look for them with my eyes, and search for them with my clumsy fingers, and be unable to detect them ; but let me take a magnet and sweep through it, and how would it draw to itself the...
Page 29 - Thou art my sun." And the little meadow violet lifts its cup of blue, and whispers with its perfumed breath,

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