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Page 88 - CHAPTER I. ON INITIATIONS GENERALLY. I will bring the blind by a way they know not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.—ISA. xlii. 16.
Page 350 - It. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee! OM Because of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek thy good. R. So may it be. The Lodge being called up, the brethren will unite in singing the Ode, " Brethren of our Friendly Order,
Page 350 - S. Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord. OM For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David. R. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; they
Page 146 - on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye ? Do not even the publicans the same ? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others ? Do not even the publicans so ? Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.—MATT. vii. 12;
Page 269 - thy neighbour. X. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's. 6.
Page 144 - Iv. 1, 2. That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge, my son, forget not my law, but let thine heart keep my commandments; for length of days, and long life, and peace shall they add to thee. Let not mercy and truth forsake thee : bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart; so
Page 145 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there; when he set a compass upon the face of the depth; when he established the clouds above; when he strengthened the fountains of the deep ; when ho gave to the sea his decree that
Page 147 - glutton shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags." " Who hath wo ? Who hath sorrow ? Who hath contentions ? Who hath babblings ? Who hath wounds without cause ? Who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine; they that
Page 343 - bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you; the Lord lift up his fatherly countenance upon you, and give you peace. Amen. CHAPTER
Page 118 - xx. 1-23.—And David fled from Naioth in Ramah, and came and said before Jonathan, What have I done ? what is mine iniquity ? and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life ? And he said unto him, God forbid ; thou shall not die: behold, my father will do nothing, great or