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Էջ 241 - Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life ? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
Էջ 148 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment. Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh : for childhood and youth are vanity.
Էջ 275 - Ye noble few ! who here unbending stand Beneath life's pressure, yet bear up awhile, And what your bounded view, which only saw A little part, deem'd Evil, is no more ; The storms of Wintry Time will quickly pass, And one unbounded Spring encircle all.
Էջ 147 - 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.
Էջ 147 - The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. "Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. "They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; 15 to shew that the Lord is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
Էջ 250 - For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, nor that is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the gray hair unto men, and an unspotted life is old age.
Էջ 223 - And beside this giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye, shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our LORD Jesus Christ.
Էջ 279 - Who knew no Wish but what the world might hear : Of softest manners, unaffected mind, Lover of peace, and friend of human kind : Go live ! for Heav'n's Eternal year is thine, Go, and exalt thy Moral to Divine.
Էջ 91 - I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids, "Until I find out a place for the Lord, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
Էջ 146 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.