Memoirs of Mrs. Joanna Bethune

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Harper & brothers, 1863 - Christian educators - 250 pages

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Page 171 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, And lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, To set them among princes, And to make them inherit the throne of glory: For the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, And he hath set the world upon them.
Page 136 - But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people...
Page 140 - O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
Page 191 - Why art thou cast down, 0 my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me ? Hope thou in God ; for I shall yet praise him for the help of his. countenance.
Page 180 - The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down : for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
Page 166 - Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Page 180 - Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.
Page 180 - Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb; 'and even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
Page 154 - Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love; Here's my heart, O take and seal it, Seal it for Thy courts above.
Page 184 - Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean ; from all your filthiness, and from all your idols will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you ; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments and do them.

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