The Lay Missionary, Or, The Way to Do Good

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Peirce and Parker, no. 9 Cornhill, 1832 - 84 páginas

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Página 40 - As thou hast sent me into the World, even so have I also sent them into the world.
Página 81 - Whene'er the angry passions rise, And tempt our thoughts or tongues to strife, To Jesus let us lift our eyes, Bright Pattern of the Christian life. 3 O, how benevolent and kind ! How mild ! how ready to forgive ! Be this the temper of our mind, And these the rules by which we live. 4 To do his heavenly...
Página 81 - O how benevolent and kind ! How mild, how ready to forgive ! Be this the temper of our mind, And these the rules by which we live, 4 To do his heavenly Father's will. Was his employment and delight ; Humility and holy zeal Shone through his life divinely bright. 5 Dispensing good where'er he came, The labours of his life were love ; Then, if we bear the Saviour's name, By his example let us move.
Página 54 - How precious is the book divine, By inspiration given ! Bright as a lamp its doctrines shine To guide our souls to heaven. 2 It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts In this dark vale of tears ; Life, light, and joy, it still imparts, And quells our rising fears. 3 This lamp, through all the tedious night Of life, shall guide our way; Till we behold the clearer light Of an eternal day.
Página 58 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too. Affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Página 60 - Almighty and most merciful Father ; We have erred, and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done ; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us.
Página 81 - So let our conversation be ; The serpent blended with the dove, Wisdom and meek simplicity.
Página 44 - But that ye may know that the son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins (then saith he to the sick of the palsy) 'Arise, take up thy bed and go unto thine house'.
Página 78 - Be not weary in well doing ; for, in due season ye shall reap, if ye faint not,' REGULATIONS OF THE SCHOOLS* INSTITUTED AT ST.
Página 76 - By the eternal Word, than when This universe was made. 4 He rises, who mankind has bought, With grief and pain extreme : Twas great to speak the world from naught ; 'Twas greater to redeem.

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