What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
affliction afford alſo appear ariſe aſk attended beſt better bleſſed bring called caſe charge child Chriſt Chriſtian circumſtances comfort Companions conſider creature dead Dear Friend death eternal eyes faith Father fear feel follow forrow future give gone Grace grave grief hand hath heard heart heavenly himſelf holy honour hope houſe houſe of mourning humble inſtructed Jeſus John kingdom lately light living look Lord loſs Luke Mall mark Matt Matth means moſt muſt never object obtain prayed prayer preſent proſpect providence ready received regard remain removal reply reſpecting ſay ſeaſons ſee ſeek ſeem ſhall ſhould ſoul ſpeak ſtand ſtate ſuch tears thee theſe things thoſe thou tion truſt truth turn unto voice wants weeping whole wounded
Page 9 - Thus saith the Lord ; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the Lord ; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy. And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
Page 1 - Little prevails, or rather seems a tune Harsh and of dissonant mood from his complaint, Unless he feel within Some source of consolation from above, Secret refreshings, that repair his strength, And fainting spirits uphold.
Page 59 - ... with us all. We summon our forces, we ransack our stores, we spend our money for that which is not bread, and our labour for that which satisfieth not: Isa.
Page 45 - These are the great occasions which force the mind to take refuge in religion : when we have no help in ourselves, what can remain but that we look up to a higher and a greater Power ? and to what hope may we not raise our eyes and hearts, when we consider that the greatest POWER is the BEST?' Surely there is no man who, thus afflicted, does not seek succour in the gospel, which has brought life and immortality to light.
Page 45 - Surely there is no man who, thus afflicted, does not seek succour in the gospel, which has brought life and immortality to light. The precepts of Epicurus, who teaches us to endure what the laws of the universe make necessary, may silence, but not content us.
Page 87 - I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Page 46 - Real alleviation of the loss of friends, and rational tranquillity in the prospect of our own dissolution, can be received only from the promises of Him in whose hands are life and death, and from the assurance of another and better state, in which all tears will be wiped from the eyes, and the whole soul shall be filled with joy. Philosophy may infuse stubbornness, but Religion only can give patience.
Page 28 - Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
Page 31 - Thus saith the Lord of Hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.