The Burial of the Dead: A Pastor's Complete Hand-book for Funeral Services ...

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Funk & Wagnalls, 1885 - Funeral service - 159 pages

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Page 144 - ' sporting man.'' Job ix. 25. " My days are swifter than a post" Rev. vi. 8. " And I looked, and behold a pale horse : and his name that sat on him was Death." Prov. xvi. 33. "The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.
Page 19 - sowest is not quickened, except it die : and that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain : but God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him, and to every seed his own body. ■ So also is the resurrection of the
Page 3 - A Salutation. Ps. xx. The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble ; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee : send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion. (2) A Word of Comfort. Ps. xxiii. The Lord is my shepherd ; I shall
Page 64 - Thou takest away their breath; they die and return to their dust" Ps. xc. 3. "Thou turnest man to destruction and sayest, Return, ye children of men.'' (Cf. Job xiv. 20; xxx. 23 ; Is. xl. 6, 7 ; Ps.
Page 4 - thy loving kindness in the morning, for in thee do I trust : cause me to know the way wherein I should walk ; for I lift up my soul unto thee. So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. And let the beauty of the Lord
Page 132 - application of these texts.] 2 Sam. iii. 38. " Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel ?" Generous recognition at death of virtues possessed in life. [See the admirable series of funeral orations and eulogies pronounced in Washington,
Page 20 - written, Death is swallowed up in victory. 0 death, where is thy sting ? O grave, where is thy victory ? The sting of death is sin ; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, immoveable, always abounding in the work of the
Page 127 - Thine eyes shall see the King in his beauty ; they shall behold the land that is very far off." Death anticipated. The shepherds on the hill called " Clear" in " Pilgrim's Progress," who showed Christian the city through their
Page 101 - And after this Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre : the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan. And the field and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a burying-place by the sons of Heth.''
Page 94 - dared, thou hast done ! And whom all the world hath nattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ! Thou hast drawn together all the far-fetched greatness, all the pride, cruelty.and ambition of man : and covered it all over with these two narrow

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