Reminiscences of Baptist Churches and Baptist Leaders in New York City and Vicinity: From 1835-1898

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American Baptist Publication Society, 1899 - Baptists - 214 pages

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Page 106 - And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour: and Solomon his son reigned in his stead. 29 Now the acts of David the king, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer...
Page 106 - And the time that he reigned over Israel was forty years ; seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem. And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour : and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.
Page 106 - And the LORD magnified Solomon exceedingly in the sight of all Israel, and bestowed upon him such royal majesty as had not been on any king before him in Israel. 26 Now David the son of Jesse 27 reigned over all Israel.
Page 52 - And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us, And establish the work of our hands for us; Yes, establish the work of our hands.
Page 39 - He held the church to be what my father did ; at least so far that it was the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ being the chief corner-stone.
Page 124 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven. As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the...
Page 115 - Thou wilt meet many fairer and more gay Than I ; but, trust me, thou canst never find One who will love and serve thee night and day With a more single mind. Forget me when I die! — the violets Above my rest will blossom just as blue, Nor miss thy tears : e'en Nature's self forgets ; — But while I live, be true...
Page 107 - Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Page 115 - It would not make me sleep more peacefully That thou wert wasting all thy life in woe For my poor sake; what love thou hast for me, Bestow it ere I go! Carve not upon a stone when I am dead The praises which remorseful mourners give To women's graves, — a tardy recompense, — But speak them while I live.

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