Observations of a Parish Priest, on Scenes of Sickness and Death, etc

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E. Heard, 1825 - 67 pages
 

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Page 63 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead...
Page 115 - Lord, that there is no word impossible with thee ; and that if thou wilt, thou canst even yet raise him up, and grant him a longer continuance amongst us : yet forasmuch as in all appearance the time of his dissolution draweth near ; so fit and prepare him, we beseech thee, against the hour of death ; that after his departure hence in peace, and in thy favour, his soul may be received into thine everlasting kingdom, through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ thine only Son, our Lord and Saviour.
Page 46 - For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's. For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
Page 46 - For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Page 91 - LET Thy merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of Thy humble servants ; and that they may obtain their petitions make them to ask such things as shall please Thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 114 - FATHER of mercies, and God of all comfort, our only help in time of need ; We fly unto thee for succour in behalf of this thy servant, here lying under thy hand in great weakness of body.
Page 115 - We know, O Lord, that there is no word impossible with thee; and that if thou wilt, thou canst even yet raise him up...
Page 116 - God the Father, Who hath created thee, God the Son, Who hath redeemed thee, God the Holy Ghost, Who hath infused His grace into thee, be now and evermore thy defence, assist thee in this thy last trial, and bring thee into the way of everlasting life. Amen.
Page 110 - ... abhor that which is evil, and cleave to that which is good...
Page 89 - God who receives such devotion, to the exclusion of natural demand and spiritual anxieties, why does not this tailor ' let his light so shine before men that they may see his good works, and glorify his Father which is in heaven?

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