The First Years of the Life of the Redeemed After Death: A New Unfolding in Theology and in the Christian Life and Destiny Here and Hereafter

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Abbey Press, 1901 - 267 pages

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Page 93 - And so beside the Silent Sea I wait the muffled oar ; No harm from Him can come to me On ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air ; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Page 191 - And only the Master shall praise us. and only the Master shall blame: And no one shall work for money. and no one shall work for fame. But each for the joy of the working. and each. in his separate star. Shall draw the Thing as he sees It for the God of Things as They Are!
Page 65 - SUNSET and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For tho...
Page 77 - When on my day of life the night is falling, And in the winds from unsunned spaces blown I hear far voices out of darkness calling My feet to paths unknown...
Page 113 - Day after day we think what she is doing In those bright realms of air; Year after year, her tender steps pursuing, Behold her grown more fair. Thus do we walk with her, and keep unbroken The bond which nature gives, Thinking that our remembrance, though unspoken, May reach her where she lives.
Page 263 - The world recedes; it disappears! Heaven opens on my eyes! my ears With sounds seraphic ring: Lend, lend your wings! I mount! I fly! O Grave! where is thy victory? O Death! where is thy sting?
Page 137 - We speak of its freedom from sin ; From sorrow, temptation, and care, From trials without and within But what must it be to be there?
Page 121 - Father's sight; that care and trial seem at last through memory's sunset air, like mountain ranges overpast, in purple distance fair; that all the jarring notes of life seem blending in a psalm, and all the angles of its strife slow rounding into calm...
Page 105 - We shape ourselves the joy or fear Of which the coming life is made, And fill our Future's atmosphere With sunshine or with shade. The tissue of the Life to be We weave with colors all our own, And in the field of Destiny We reap as we have sown.
Page 135 - O sweet and blessed country, The home of God's elect! O sweet and blessed country, That eager hearts expect! Jesus, in mercy bring us To that dear land of rest; Who art, with God the Father, And Spirit, ever blest.

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