The faithful friend; or, Two conversations on worldly intercourse and family duties, with a short memoir of the writer, by a brother

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James Nisbet, Berners Street, 1834 - Christian ethics - 83 pages
 

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Page 83 - This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.
Page 25 - REMEMBER now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them...
Page 70 - But as then he that was born after the flesh, persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Page 29 - But now they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God : for he hath prepared for them a city.
Page 50 - God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
Page 74 - Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe : come, get you down ; for the press is full, the fats overflow ; for their wickedness is great.
Page 7 - When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us: and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are...
Page 67 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page xiii - Then will I tell to sinners round, What a dear Saviour I have found; I'll point to thy redeeming blood, And say, "Behold the way to God.
Page 71 - Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the Lord.

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