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Page 285 - Through the tender mercy of our God : whereby the day-spring from on high hath visited us ; To give light to them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death : and to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Page 137 - Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Page 134 - ... not that I speak in respect of want; for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound ; every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Page 290 - For the Lord is a great God : and a great King above all gods. In his hand are all the corners of the earth : and the strength of the hills is his also.
Page 291 - O come, let us sing unto the Lord; let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with Thanksgiving, and show ourselves glad in Him with Psalms. For the Lord is a great God and a great King above all gods. In His hand are all the corners of the Earth; and the strength of the hills is His also.
Page 51 - Thence what the lofty grave tragedians taught In chorus or iambic, teachers best Of moral prudence, with delight received In brief sententious precepts, while they treat Of fate, and chance, and change in human life ; High actions and high passions best describing...
Page 380 - Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
Page 127 - Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
Page 119 - The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God ; they are foolishness unto him.