Death and the Resurrection: A Sermon Preached on Sunday, March 15, 1874

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Press of John Wilson and Son, 1874 - 20 pages

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Page 17 - For, behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water...
Page 19 - Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
Page 18 - The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart : and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Page 18 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 19 - Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Page 19 - Therefore the Lord, the God of Hosts, the Lord, saith thus ; Wailing shall be in all streets ; and they shall say in all the highways, "Alas! alas!" and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.
Page 17 - The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen ! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon ; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Page 17 - Behold the Lord, the Lord of hosts, doth take away from Jerusalem, and from Judah, the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of .water ; the mighty man, and the man of war : the Judge, and the prophet, and the prudent ; and the ancient, and the captain of fifty ; and the honourable man, and the counsellor, and cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.
Page 15 - ... finished ! For him there is no longer any future, His life is bright, — bright without spot it was And cannot cease to be. No ominous hour Knocks at his door with tidings of mishap. Far off is he, above desire and fear ; No more submitted to the change and chance Of the unsteady planets. O 'tis well With him ! but who knows what the coming hour Veiled in thick darkness brings for us!

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