The sweet story of old: a Sunday book for the little ones. By Hesba Stretton

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Page 56 - How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray...
Page 75 - He died that we might be forgiven, He died to make us good, That we might go at last to- Heaven, Saved by His precious- Blood.
Page 54 - Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son, The ill that I this day have done ; That with the world, myself, and thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
Page 21 - Let my sins be all forgiven, Bless the friends I love so well ; Take me when I die to heaven, Happy there with Thee to dwell.
Page 12 - He came down to earth from heaven Who is God and Lord of all, And his shelter was a stable, And his cradle was a stall : With the poor, and mean, and lowly, Lived on earth our Saviour holy.
Page 36 - John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey; 7 And preached, saying, There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose. 8 I indeed have baptized you with water; but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost.
Page 55 - Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Page 45 - If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone?
Page 60 - So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
Page 62 - Yet still to His footstool in prayer I may go, And ask for a share in His love, And if I thus earnestly seek Him below, I shall see Him and hear Him above, In that beautiful place He has gone to prepare For all who are washed and forgiven ; And many dear children are gathering there, " For of such is the kingdom of heaven.

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