Memoir of the Rev. Alexander Waugh: With Selections from His Epistolary Correspondence, Pulpit Recollections, Etc

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Wm. Oliphant and Son, 1839 - 473 pages
 

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Page 249 - His death and passion: and grant, that the grace of God, which bringeth salvation, may effectually teach and persuade me to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world...
Page 12 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the' enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 157 - But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Page 305 - I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I laid meat unto them.
Page 382 - There let the shepherd's flute, the virgin's lay, The prompting seraph, and the poet's lyre, Still sing the God of Seasons, as they roll. For me, when I forget the darling theme, Whether the blossom blows, the...
Page 93 - If any man be in Christ Jesus, he is a new creature: old things are passed away, behold all things are become new.
Page 89 - The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
Page 212 - But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men.
Page 436 - O praise the LORD, all ye nations : praise him, all ye people. For his merciful kindness is great toward us : and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.
Page 338 - For our conversation is in heaven ; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the LORD JESUS CHRIST : who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body, according to the working whereby He is able to subdue all things unto Himself

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