The Mourner: Or, The Afflicted Relieved: By Benjamin Grosvenor, D. D.

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George Keith in Gracechurch-street, 1765 - 117 pages

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Page 34 - But this I say, brethren, The time is short. It remaineth, that both they that have wives, be as though they had none; and they that weep, as though they wept not ; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not ; and they that buy, as though they possessed not ; and they that use this world, as not abusing it. For the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 7 - He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me. My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten me.
Page 27 - For thus saith the LORD unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant; Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Page 26 - Thy word have I hid in my heart, That I might not sin against Thee.
Page 46 - When he slew them, then they sought him : and they returned and inquired early after God.
Page 18 - Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live? For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
Page 7 - Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O my friends ! for the hand of God hath touched me.
Page 44 - God never suffer us to be tempted above what we are able, but with the temptation make way for us to escape c.
Page 23 - In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
Page 6 - My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread. By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin. I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.

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