The Story of a Child's Companion

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Religious Tract Society, 1872 - 96 Seiten
 

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Seite 73 - 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.
Seite 91 - WHEN a foolish thought within Tries to take us in a snare, Conscience tells us, " It is sin," And entreats us to beware. If in something we transgress, And are tempted to deny, Conscience says, " Your faults confess , Do not dare to tell a lie." In the morning, when we rise, And would fain omit to pray,
Seite 5 - This beautiful story exhibits a singularly minute and accurate knowledge of that class, its wants, and its capabilities As a literary effort it will hardly find a rival for nature, simplicity, pathos, and depth of Christian feeling. The writer is doubtless a woman — no man on earth could have composed a page of it.
Seite 8 - We have done those things which we ought not to have done, and have left undone those things which we ought to have done...
Seite 74 - The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this Publican. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. And the Publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
Seite 43 - The wise will let their anger cool, At least before 'tis night; But in the bosom of a fool It burns till morning light.
Seite 95 - Lost Cities brought to Light. By the Author of
Seite 72 - A whole assembly worship thee ! At once they sing, at once they pray, They hear of heaven and learn the way. 2 I have been there, and still would go, 'Tis like a little heaven below : Not all my pleasure and my play, Shall tempt me to forget this day.
Seite 72 - Tis like a little heaven below ; Not all my pleasure nor my play Shall tempt me to forget this day. O, write upon my memory, Lord, The texts and doctrines of Thy word ; That I may break Thy laws BO more, But love Thee better than before.
Seite 91 - When, within His holy walls, Far abroad our thoughts we send, Conscience often loudly calls, And entreats us to attend. When our angry passions rise, Tempting to revenge an ill, " Now subdue it," Conscience cries : " Do command your temper still.

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